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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 440 m altitude issued: 5 pm23 Apr 2017 (local time)
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow on Sun afternoon. Freezing level rising with drizzle on Tue afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Wed morning, min -12°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the WSW by Tue night).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 3.0mm) on Fri morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 6°C on Thu morning, min -4°C on Fri night). Mainly strong winds.
SunMonday 24Tuesday 25Wednesday 26Thursday 27Friday 28Sat
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
light snow
snow showers
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
light rain
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
clear
light snow
snow showers
light rain
snow showers
clear
clear
km/h
Wind (km/h)
20 N20
15 NNW15
5 NW5
5 WNW5
10 WSW10
15 WSW15
20 WSW20
25 WSW25
25 WSW25
20 WSW20
20 SW20
30 SSW30
15 WSW15
30 SSW30
30 SSE30
45 SSW45
25 SSE25
15 SSE15
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T iceland snow sum24.cc23
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T iceland snow sum29.cc23
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Snow cm
2--------------1--
mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-6-9-6-3-513265263-140-21
min°C
Min °C
-7-12-8-4-7-12245142-220-4-1
chill°C
WChill°C
-14-18-11-6-11-6-3-3-11-4-1-3-9-4-8-11-6
Humid.%778166535563778386857872767567626561
Freezing level (m)00000250105095013001200140011007002007003500300
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise--5:01--4:56--4:52--4:48--4:45--4:41
Sunset9:19--9:22--9:25--9:30--9:32--9:37--

Other resorts in Iceland are reporting: powder (0) / good piste (0)

The above table gives the weather forecast for Akureyri at the specific elevation of 440 m. Our sophisticated weather models allow us to provide snow forecasts for the top, middle and bottom ski stations of Akureyri. To access the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider view of the weather, check out the Weather Map of Iceland.

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Visitor Reviews of Akureyri

Yar Dmitriev from United States writes:

Situated between 500 and 1,000m above sea level, seven kilometres from the Icelandic city of Akureyri, Hlidarfjall is one of the country’s top ski resorts, boasting excellent pistes for beginner to upper intermediate level skiers, cross-country trails and off-piste skiing. Night-time skiing on illuminated pistes is also on offer.

The resort base, located at 500m, has only the most necessary facilities of a single ski lodge (the Stryta lodge), toilets, shops and a cafeteria. However, the city of Akureyri offers a multitude of visitor services, shops, accommodation options and recreational opportunities.

Hlidarfjall is a small, personal resort, with only 12kms of groomed pistes, the longest being 2.5kms. The resort caters mainly for lower level skiers, with only green and blue pistes on offer. There are four ski lifts in Hlidarfjall, able to transport 2,000 skiers per hour. Additionally, the resort encompasses five kilometres of illuminated cross-country tracks, and snowboarders have access to a terrain park with jumps, slides and tables.

Between Hlidarfjall and Akureyri, there are a multitude of alternative winter activities on offer. Visitors have access to a superb ice-skating rink and swimming pools heated by geothermal activity. Sports and leisure activities are also available, including a number of fitness centres.

Hlidarfjall’s ski season runs from mid-December to the end of April, with optimal snow from February to March, and cheaper rates offered at the beginning of the season, in selected weeks in January, and towards the season’s close. The easiest way of accessing the resort is to take a flight to Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, then a domestic flight to Akureyri, and the Skibus to Hlidarfjall.

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