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Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 710 m altitude

issued: 5am 24 Oct 2014 (local time)
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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Sat night, min -4°C on Sat morning). Winds increasing (calm on Fri morning, near gales from the NNE by Sat night).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Wed night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -1°C on Mon afternoon, min -4°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.
Friday 24 Saturday 25 Sunday 26 Monday 27 Tuesday 28 Wednesday 29
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
 
light snow
light snow
snow showers
partially cloudy
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
cloudy
light snow
Wind (km/h)
5 SSE5
5 S5
5 SE5
15 E15
20 NE20
50 NNE50
25 NW25
20 NW20
15 WNW15
20 WNW20
15 WNW15
20 NNE20
15 N15
5 NNE5
10 SSE10
15 SSE15
15 SE15
20 ESE20
Summary light snow light snow snow shwrs some clouds snow shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs light snow cloudy light snow
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T iceland snow sum24.cc23
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T iceland snow sum26.cc23
T iceland snow sum27.cc23
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Snow cm 2 1 - - 1 5 3 2 1 1 1 3 1 - - - - 3
Rain mm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C -3 -2 -3 -4 -2 -1 -2 -2 -3 -2 -1 -1 -3 -4 -4 -2 -2 -1
Min °C -3 -3 -3 -4 -4 -4 -3 -2 -3 -3 -2 -3 -4 -4 -4 -3 -2 -4
WChill °C -3 -3 -5 -9 -10 -11 -9 -7 -8 -9 -7 -9 -8 -7 -7 -8 -6 -10
Rel. hum. % 96 96 87 66 96 98 96 96 96 96 94 97 95 95 90 79 69 94
Freezing level (m) 250 350 150 0 0 400 100 400 250 150 400 550 150 200 0 0 0 0
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slope Akureyri freezing level
Sunrise 8:37 - - 8:41 - - 8:44 - - 8:47 - - 8:51 - - 8:53 - -
Sunset - 17:15 - - 17:10 - - 17:07 - - 17:04 - - 17:00 - - 16:57 -

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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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