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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 710 m altitude issued: 11 am31 Aug 2016 (local time)  
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Drizzle at first, then turning colder with dusting of snow on Wed morning. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Fri afternoon, min 1°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 11.0mm), heaviest on Mon night. Mild temperatures (max 8°C on Sun afternoon, min 5°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, strong winds from the E by Mon night).
Wednesday 31Thursday 1Friday 2Saturday 3Sunday 4Monday 5
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light snow
light snow
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
rain showers
moderate rain
km/h
Wind (km/h)
20 N20
15 NNW15
5 NW5
10 S10
10 WSW10
0 SE0
5 ESE5
5 NE5
0 E0
5 ESE5
5 SE5
5 SSE5
5 SSE5
10 SSW10
5 SSW5
10 E10
25 ESE25
40 E40
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
1---------------110
max°C
Max °C
322565676677787877
min°C
Min °C
221364575576687775
chill°C
WChill°C
-3-2-2143475466565531
Humid.%958779565873686471605552505663568398
Freezing level (m)1100950900130014501400135016001600150017001800170017001900200017501950
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise5:48--5:50--5:54--5:56--6:00--6:03--
Sunset-8:35--8:30--8:27--8:22--8:20--8:15-

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 710 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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