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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 8.0mm), mostly falling on Sat morning. Very mild (max 13°C on Sun afternoon, min 3°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SE on Fri night, gales from the SSE by Sun morning).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Light rain (total 7.0mm), mostly falling on Tue morning. Very mild (max 12°C on Tue morning, min 5°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Tue night, near gales from the SE by Wed night).
FriSaturday 23Sunday 24Monday 25Tuesday 26Wednesday 27Thu
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
partly cloudy
rain showers
light rain
partly cloudy
clear
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
rain showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
rain showers
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
rain showers
light rain
km/h
Wind (km/h)
25 S25
15 ESE15
25 ESE25
30 SSE30
50 SSE50
50 S50
30 SSW30
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
20 SSE20
25 SSE25
20 SE20
35 SE35
15 SE15
40 SE40
50 SE50
40 SE40
20 SE20
Summary
some clouds
rain shwrs
light rain
some clouds
clear
some clouds
some clouds
clear
some clouds
some clouds
rain shwrs
some clouds
some clouds
rain shwrs
some clouds
some clouds
rain shwrs
light rain
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
-44-------2--2--12
max°C
Max °C
65781213781061211101111101111
min°C
Min °C
45779103485810891091010
chill°C
WChill°C
023346-105147476468
Humid.%727690867059717055767877798375818682
Freezing level (m)145013502350245019502100120011501450175022502350295025003100320022002050
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise-6:56--7:00--7:03--7:05--7:09--7:11-
Sunset--7:10--7:07--7:04--7:00--6:55--6:52

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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