Öræfajökull
Weather Forecast, Iceland

 

Days 0-3 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 86mm), heaviest during Fri night. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sat afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 8°C on Sat morning, min -2°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the SW on Fri night, stormy winds from the SW by Sat afternoon).

Days 3-6 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 31mm), heaviest during Wed afternoon. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Wed night. Mild temperatures (max 9°C on Mon night, min 1°C on Mon morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the W on Tue night, severe gales from the WNW by Wed night).

Days 6-9 Öræfajökull Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 6mm) on Sun night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Sat night, min -4°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the W on Thu night, light winds from the W by Sun morning).

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
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 rain
snow showers
rain showers
heavy rain
light snow
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
light rain
heavy rain
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
light snow
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
Wind km/h
50 WSW50
55 WSW55
15 SW15
70 SSW70
100 SW100
85 W85
55 WSW55
45 W45
55 W55
45 W45
45 W45
60 W60
75 W75
60 W60
20 W20
35 WSW35
55 WSW55
75 WSW75
40 NNW40
15 NW15
25 WNW25
25 WNW25
20 WNW20
15 W15
25 W25
25 W25
20 WNW20
light rain snow shwrs rain shwrs heavy rain light snow rain shwrs some clouds some clouds clear some clouds some clouds rain shwrs light rain some clouds rain shwrs light rain heavy rain snow shwrs some clouds clear some clouds some clouds some clouds light snow some clouds some clouds some clouds
Rain
Rain mm
5 2 29 36 4 10 - - - - - 4 3 - 6 1 13 4 - - - - - 2 - - -
Snow
Snow cm
- 1 - - 3 - - - - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - - - 1 - - -
High °C
3 2 6 8 3 3 -1 0 -1 4 6 9 9 8 7 6 7 3 2 -1 -1 -1 0 3 4 5 6
Low °C
3 2 1 4 2 -1 -2 -1 -2 1 5 7 9 7 5 6 4 2 1 -3 -4 -2 0 0 3 5 5
Chill °C
-4 -6 3 2 -6 -6 -9 -9 -10 -3 0 4 3 2 2 1 1 -5 -5 -6 -8 -7 -5 -2 -1 0 2
Freezing level m
950 800 900 1750 900 900 300 350 200 800 1350 2700 2650 2650 1850 3000 1850 800 800 400 0 0 500 650 1100 1500 1850
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop mountain backdrop
-8-70-2-9-8-14-11-7-3032210-1-7-7-11-8-7-7-3-300-4-522-4-4-9-7-5-11543311-3-4-8-6-5-4-2-222326833-10-14699876732-1-1-103456
Sunrise
8:07 - - 8:10 - - 8:12 - - 8:15 - - 8:18 - - 8:22 - - 8:25 - - 8:27 - - 8:32 - -
Sunset
- 5:34 - - 5:30 - - 5:27 - - 5:23 - - 5:21 - - 5:16 - - 5:14 - - 5:10 - - 5:07 -

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
SHIP1348
74 km ENE
3m alt.
2 hours ago
Hjardarnes Horna
76 km ENE
7m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
light rain
Drizzle
24
Moderate winds from the SW
(24 kph at 220).
Low: few
Mid: broken
High: broken
Hjardarnes-Hornafjo
77 km ENE
10m alt.
3 hours ago
9.6° C
moderate rain
Rain
20 km
Egilsstadir Airport
177 km NE
38m alt.
1 hour ago
6° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
19
Light winds from the S
(19 kph at 180).
Low: few
Mid: scattered
Grimsstadir
183 km N
386m alt.
3 hours ago
8.8° C
light rain
Continuous light rain.
6
Light winds from the E
(6 kph at 90).
16 km

* 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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