Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon morning, min -4°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Thu morning, min -7°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Becoming milder with light rain (total 5mm) on Wed night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Wed night, min -4°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sun morning, stormy winds from the WSW by Wed night).

Sunday
26
Monday
27
Tuesday
28
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
moderate snow
snow showers
clear
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
snow showers
clear
light snow
heavy snow
light snow
heavy snow
snow showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
20 W20
25 WSW25
25 SW25
20 S20
15 S15
10 NW10
10 ESE10
5 ESE5
5 NE5
5 NNE5
5 NNE5
5 WSW5
10 W10
10 NW10
10 NNW10
15 NW15
20 NW20
25 W25
15 SW15
30 SSE30
55 SE55
35 SSW35
40 SW40
30 WNW30
45 WSW45
55 W55
70 W70
some clouds clear snow shwrs mod. snow mod. snow some clouds some clouds some clouds snow shwrs snow shwrs light snow mod. snow snow shwrs clear snow shwrs some clouds some clouds snow shwrs clear light snow heavy snow light snow heavy snow snow shwrs cloudy some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 5 7 7 - - - 5 1 4 10 3 - 4 - - 3 - 3 38 5 12 6 - - -
High °C
-1 -2 -2 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5 -6 -6 -5 -4 -4 -3 -1 -2 -4 0 -1 1 1
Low °C
-2 -2 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -3 -4 -4 -4 -5 -5 -5 -7 -7 -6 -4 -4 -3 -3 -3 -4 -2 -1 0 0
Chill °C
-7 -8 -9 -9 -8 -6 -6 -5 -6 -7 -6 -7 -9 -9 -11 -12 -12 -10 -9 -10 -8 -10 -13 -7 -9 -7 -7
Freezing level m
1850 1800 1600 1650 1600 1600 1600 1600 1550 1550 1550 1400 1350 1300 1150 1000 1150 1300 1250 1450 1350 1650 1400 1900 1900 2100 2350
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-1-2-2-3-3-3-3-3-3-4-4-4-5-5-6-6-5-4-4-3-1-2-40-111221101111000-1-1-2-3-2-1-1021-12122997777887887655455667768788
Sunrise
5:11 - - 5:15 - - 5:18 - - 5:20 - - 5:24 - - 5:26 - - 5:30 - - 5:33 - - 5:35 - -
Sunset
- 9:05 - - 9:00 - - 8:58 - - 8:53 - - 8:51 - - 8:46 - - 8:44 - - 8:39 - - 8:37 -

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Öræfajökull at the specific elevation of 2110 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Öræfajökull. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Iceland.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Hjardarnes Horna
76 km ENE
7m alt.
2 hours ago
12° C
clear
-
9
Light winds from the S
(9 kph at 190).
Low: few
Mid: few
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
77 km ENE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
4
Calm
(4 kph at 230).
20 km
Mid: overcast
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
2 hours ago
16° C
clear
-
4
Calm
(4 kph at 260).
SHIP3579
183 km SW
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Grimsstadir
183 km N
386m alt.
2 hours ago
12.7° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
24
Moderate winds from the WSW
(24 kph at 250).
>70 km
Mid: mostly cloudy

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Öræfajökull and within an acceptable time window.

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