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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 440 m altitude issued: 11 am26 Mar 2017 (local time)
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 4.0mm), mostly falling on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sun afternoon, min -6°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Drizzle at first, then turning colder with dusting of snow on Thu night. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -3°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.
Sunday 26Monday 27Tuesday 28Wednesday 29Thursday 30Friday 31
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
km/h
Wind (km/h)
10 SSW10
20 WSW20
10 WNW10
5 SSE5
5 SW5
0 NNW0
5 E5
5 E5
5 SE5
10 SSW10
5 SW5
5 SE5
5 ESE5
5 E5
5 SE5
5 ESE5
5 SE5
10 SSE10
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T iceland snow sum26.cc23
T iceland snow sum27.cc23
T iceland snow sum28.cc23
T iceland snow sum29.cc23
T iceland snow sum30.cc23
T iceland snow sum31.cc23
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
31-----------1----
max°C
Max °C
12-3-10-5-2-1-512-212-100-2
min°C
Min °C
00-6-3-2-6-3-2-6-21-3-11-1-10-2
chill°C
WChill°C
-4-5-6-3-2-6-5-5-10-51-5-30-3-3-2-4
Humid.%889183756672837786707276818389898078
Freezing level (m)800105025004000025000800750650750650400600400
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise6:50--6:48--6:43--6:39--6:35--6:31--
Sunset-7:46--7:50--7:52--7:55--8:00--8:02-

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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