Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 11mm) on Sun afternoon. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Sun morning, min -7°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the WSW on Sun night, fresh winds from the WSW by Tue night).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 2mm) on Fri morning. Becoming colder with heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Thu night, min -2°C on Wed morning). Mainly fresh winds.

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Tue night, min -3°C on Sat morning). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the W on Mon afternoon, calm by Tue morning).

Saturday
30
Sunday
1
Monday
2
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
rain showers
heavy snow
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
clear
snow showers
moderate snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
moderate snow
heavy snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
Wind km/h
35 WSW35
40 SSW40
70 SSW70
95 W95
70 WSW70
70 W70
40 WSW40
40 SW40
35 WSW35
25 WSW25
20 W20
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
25 WNW25
30 WSW30
25 SW25
35 SSW35
30 S30
25 SSW25
25 W25
15 W15
25 SW25
25 SSW25
40 WSW40
40 WSW40
45 W45
25 NW25
some clouds rain shwrs heavy snow snow shwrs snow shwrs snow shwrs clear snow shwrs mod. snow some clouds some clouds clear clear clear clear rain shwrs mod. snow heavy snow some clouds some clouds clear snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow some clouds clear
Rain
Rain mm
- 11 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- - 48 1 5 4 - 1 7 - - - - - - - 8 23 - - - 6 5 3 3 - -
High °C
3 3 1 -5 -6 -5 -5 -4 -2 -2 -1 1 2 4 5 3 2 1 -2 -3 -2 -2 1 0 -1 0 1
Low °C
3 3 -6 -6 -7 -7 -5 -4 -3 -2 -2 -1 1 3 4 2 1 -1 -3 -3 -3 -3 0 -1 -1 -1 0
Chill °C
-3 -3 -8 -17 -18 -16 -14 -13 -9 -8 -7 -5 -3 0 0 -2 -4 -5 -8 -10 -7 -9 -5 -7 -9 -8 -3
Freezing level m
2800 3050 1950 1200 1100 950 1000 1200 1500 1700 1800 2150 2450 3100 3450 3100 2600 2400 1650 1600 1700 1250 2050 2200 1900 1950 2200
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
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Sunrise
2:38 - - 2:39 - - 2:40 - - 2:41 - - 2:42 - - 2:44 - - 2:45 - - 2:47 - - 2:48 - -
Sunset
- 11:37 - - 11:37 - - 11:37 - - 11:36 - - 11:35 - - 11:34 - - 11:32 - - 11:31 - - 11:30 -

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
SHIP9161
74 km ENE
3m alt.
4 hours ago
Hjardarnes Horna
76 km ENE
7m alt.
52 minutes ago
n/a° C
clear
Mist -.
13
Light winds from the S
(13 kph at 170).
Mid: few
High: few
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
77 km ENE
10m alt.
2 hours ago
12.0° C
Patches of shallow fog.
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 180).
70 km
Mid: overcast
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
52 minutes ago
20° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
28
Moderate winds from the SSE
(28 kph at 160).
Low: scattered
Mid: broken
Grimsstadir
183 km N
386m alt.
2 hours ago
18.7° C
-
17
Light winds from the SW
(17 kph at 230).
>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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