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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 440 m altitude issued: 11 pm22 May 2017 (local time)
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 16.0mm), heaviest on Tue afternoon. Very mild (max 14°C on Thu morning, min 7°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 14.0mm), heaviest on Fri night. Very mild (max 14°C on Fri afternoon, min 7°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (calm on Fri afternoon, gales from the SW by Sat afternoon).
MonTuesday 23Wednesday 24Thursday 25Friday 26Saturday 27Sun
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
clear
clear
partly cloudy
light rain
km/h
Wind (km/h)
10 SE10
10 SSE10
5 SSE5
5 WNW5
5 N5
10 NE10
10 E10
15 SSE15
25 SSW25
10 SW10
5 SSE5
0 WNW0
10 ENE10
45 SSE45
65 SSW65
40 SW40
10 SW10
10 NE10
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
10121310101081414121314111313101110
min°C
Min °C
7912799791381013912127108
chill°C
WChill°C
5812798571171013788386
Humid.%717064797879938066697970946761726476
Freezing level (m)180018001850180016501750175021002200215022502250235020002000175016001650
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise-3:10--3:05--3:01--2:59--2:55--2:50-
Sunset--11:10--11:15--11:19--11:22--11:28--11:31

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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