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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 440 m altitude issued: 11 pm20 Jan 2017 (local time)  
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 2.0mm) on Mon afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon afternoon, min -4°C on Sun afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SSW on Fri night, light winds from the SW by Sun afternoon).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 5.0mm), mostly falling on Wed afternoon. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon night, min -7°C on Thu afternoon). Winds decreasing (fresh winds from the SW on Tue morning, calm by Thu afternoon).
FriSaturday 21Sunday 22Monday 23Tuesday 24Wednesday 25Thu
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
clear
clear
snow showers
partly cloudy
cloudy
partly cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light rain
rain showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
snow showers
light rain
light rain
partly cloudy
clear
snow showers
km/h
Wind (km/h)
50 SSW50
40 SSW40
40 SSW40
30 WSW30
20 WSW20
15 WSW15
15 SSW15
25 S25
35 S35
30 S30
35 SW35
30 SSW30
15 SSE15
15 SSW15
5 SSE5
20 SW20
30 SW30
20 SW20
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
101-1-1-3-102320000-2-5-5
min°C
Min °C
1-1-1-2-3-4-3-1120-1-30-2-5-6-7
chill°C
WChill°C
-7-8-8-8-9-8-8-7-6-4-7-8-9-5-4-12-14-7
Humid.%737275827977768579848178768186756972
Freezing level (m)8006007504004003502006501000125090065055080080040000
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise-10:42--10:38--10:36--10:33--10:30--10:26-
Sunset--4:05--4:08--4:13--4:16--4:20--4:23

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.

Click here to read further information on freezing levels and how we forecast our temperatures.

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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