Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Tue afternoon. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Tue morning, min -11°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (fresh winds from the SE on Mon morning, extremely windy from the SSE by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -4°C on Sat night, min -11°C on Fri morning). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the SE on Thu afternoon, light winds from the WNW by Sun morning).

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -6°C on Sun afternoon, min -10°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon night, strong winds from the NNE by Tue night).

Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
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
light snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
snow showers
heavy snow
heavy snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
snow showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
30 SE30
65 SE65
50 S50
70 SSE70
90 SSE90
60 SSW60
55 SSW55
45 SSE45
60 ESE60
85 SE85
85 SE85
70 SSE70
50 SE50
50 ESE50
90 E90
50 SE50
50 E50
70 NE70
15 WNW15
15 WNW15
5 NW5
15 NNE15
10 W10
10 SSW10
15 ENE15
25 ENE25
30 NNE30
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
5 31 65 37 40 47 7 3 10 28 27 40 8 3 49 19 1 - 1 - 2 - - - - - -
High °C
-10 -8 -2 -1 -3 -5 -8 -8 -7 -6 -7 -7 -10 -9 -7 -8 -5 -4 -6 -6 -6 -8 -9 -9 -9 -8 -7
Low °C
-11 -9 -5 -2 -3 -9 -9 -8 -8 -6 -7 -10 -11 -10 -8 -9 -7 -5 -7 -7 -8 -9 -9 -10 -9 -8 -8
Chill °C
-22 -21 -11 -11 -15 -17 -19 -19 -18 -18 -20 -20 -22 -22 -20 -19 -16 -16 -12 -12 -11 -14 -13 -9 -15 -16 -15
Freezing level m
0 600 1600 1900 1600 950 850 900 1000 1100 1100 950 650 600 800 850 800 1450 1300 1150 1050 900 750 550 500 750 1050
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
10:42 - - 10:45 - - 10:47 - - 10:48 - - 10:49 - - 10:52 - - 10:52 - - 10:53 - - 10:55 - -
Sunset
- 3:14 - - 3:12 - - 3:11 - - 3:11 - - 3:11 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 -

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
SHIP1261
74 km ENE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
49 minutes ago
-12° C
clear
-
6
Light winds from the N
(6 kph at 1).
Akureyri Airport
197 km NW
27m alt.
49 minutes ago
-11° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
Akureyri
199 km NW
27m alt.
49 minutes ago
-9.0° C
-
2
Calm
(2 kph at 210).
60 km
Mid: few
Selfoss
215 km WSW
101m alt.
1 hour ago
Dry

* 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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