Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Mild with heavy rain (total 108mm), heaviest during Fri night. Becoming colder with a moderate fall of snow heaviest on Sun afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 5°C on Fri night, min 1°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sun afternoon, gales from the E by Mon afternoon).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 157mm), heaviest during Mon night. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Tue night. Mild temperatures (max 5°C on Mon night, min 1°C on Wed afternoon). Winds decreasing (stormy winds from the ESE on Mon night, light winds from the N by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 22mm), heaviest during Fri night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Sun morning, min 0°C on Mon morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the ENE on Fri night, calm by Sun night).

Friday
21
Saturday
22
Sun
23
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 AM PM
heavy rain
heavy rain
light snow
light snow
moderate rain
moderate snow
moderate rain
heavy rain
light snow
heavy rain
heavy rain
heavy rain
snow showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
moderate rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
Wind km/h
50 SSE50
30 SSE30
25 SSE25
25 ENE25
15 E15
5 SSE5
20 ENE20
15 SE15
40 E40
85 E85
75 ESE75
50 SE50
30 ESE30
25 E25
30 ENE30
15 NNE15
10 NNE10
20 NE20
35 ENE35
55 ENE55
45 ENE45
60 ENE60
30 E30
30 E30
35 ENE35
30 ENE30
10 E10
heavy rain heavy rain light snow light snow mod. rain mod. snow mod. rain heavy rain light snow heavy rain heavy rain heavy rain snow shwrs some clouds some clouds clear clear clear rain shwrs some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs mod. rain rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs rain shwrs
Rain
Rain mm
55 12 - 10 10 - 8 13 - 113 21 16 7 - - - - - 1 - 1 6 6 1 3 1 3
Snow
Snow cm
- - 3 1 - 6 - - 2 - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
High °C
5 2 2 3 2 2 3 2 2 5 4 4 3 2 1 2 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 2 3 4 4
Low °C
3 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3
Chill °C
-1 -4 -4 -2 -2 0 -1 -2 -5 -3 -4 -3 -3 -4 -5 -2 -2 -4 -4 -6 -5 -5 -2 -4 -3 0 1
Freezing level m
1100 850 750 650 900 750 800 850 800 1100 1100 1050 900 800 700 850 750 700 850 750 850 900 900 900 850 1100 1100
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-6-9-10-7-8-8-8-8-8-5-7-7-8-9-9-8-8-8-8-8-8-6-8-8-7-6-6-2-5-5-4-4-5-3-4-5-1-3-3-4-5-5-4-4-4-4-5-4-3-4-4-3-2-2522322322544321211222332344
Sunrise
- 10:52 - - 10:52 - - 10:53 - - 10:55 - - 10:56 - - 10:56 - - 10:57 - - 10:57 - - 10:59 -
Sunset
- - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:10 - - 3:11 - - 3:11

Issued local time.

This table gives the weather forecast for Öræfajökull at the specific elevation of 500 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
SHIP2323
74 km ENE
3m alt.
3 hours ago
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
50 minutes ago
8° C
rain showers
Shower light rain shower.
7
Light winds from the N
(7 kph at 1).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: overcast
Grimsstadir
183 km N
386m alt.
2 hours ago
4.1° C
partially cloudy
No report.
9
Light winds from the SE
(9 kph at 160).
70 km
Akureyri Airport
197 km NW
27m alt.
50 minutes ago
4° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
11
Light winds from the SE.(Wind varies from 110 to 230 degs)
(11 kph at 130).
Low: broken
Mid: overcast
Akureyri
199 km NW
27m alt.
2 hours ago
6.0° C
cloudy
No report.
11
Light winds from the SE
(11 kph at 150).
40 km
Mid: overcast

* 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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