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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 440 m altitude issued: 11 am21 Nov 2017 (local time)
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Thu night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -2°C on Tue morning, min -7°C on Tue night). Winds increasing (light winds from the NE on Tue morning, gales from the N by Thu night).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Fri night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sun night, min -8°C on Sun morning). Winds decreasing (gales from the N on Fri morning, light winds from the N by Sun afternoon).
Tuesday 21Wednesday 22Thursday 23Friday 24Saturday 25Sunday 26
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
moderate snow
light snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
heavy snow
moderate snow
moderate snow
light snow
snow showers
partly cloudy
light snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
20 NE20
30 NE30
35 N35
35 NE35
50 NE50
45 NNE45
40 NNE40
55 NNE55
60 N60
60 N60
60 N60
50 NNW50
40 NNW40
40 N40
25 NNW25
15 NNW15
10 NNW10
25 NNE25
Summary
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
mod. snow
light snow
mod. snow
heavy snow
mod. snow
mod. snow
heavy snow
mod. snow
mod. snow
light snow
snow shwrs
some clouds
light snow
Snow map
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cm
Snow cm
124227471487158641-3
mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-2-4-4-4-4-5-4-4-3-3-4-4-4-4-5-7-80
min°C
Min °C
-6-6-7-4-4-7-4-4-4-3-4-5-4-4-7-8-8-3
chill°C
WChill°C
-12-14-16-12-14-17-13-14-15-13-14-15-13-13-14-13-13-9
Humid.%929493898489929392939293939392878096
Freezing level (m)00000000000000000450
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise10:17--10:19--10:23--10:26--10:30--10:34--
Sunset-3:38--3:36--3:33--3:30--3:26--3:23-

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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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