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Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 710 m altitude

issued: 5pm 20 Sep 2014 (local time)
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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 13.0mm), heaviest on Sun afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 7°C on Sun morning, min 3°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Sat night, strong winds from the S by Sun night).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Thu afternoon. Turning milder with moderate rain (total 13.0mm), heaviest on Thu night. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 4°C on Tue afternoon, min 1°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.
Sat Sunday 21 Monday 22 Tuesday 23 Wednesday 24 Thursday 25 Fri
PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM
 
clear
partially cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
light snow
snow showers
rain showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Wind (km/h)
15 W15
10 SSE10
25 SSE25
35 S35
35 SSW35
20 SSW20
30 SW30
30 SW30
20 SW20
15 WSW15
10 WSW10
5 E5
10 E10
10 ENE10
15 ESE15
15 E15
20 NNE20
20 NNE20
Summary clear some clouds light rain light rain light rain light rain light rain some clouds rain shwrs rain shwrs light snow snow shwrs rain shwrs light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow
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Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 2 3 3 1
Rain mm - - 2 3 4 1 2 - 1 2 2 - 1 5 - - 3 -
Max °C 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 4 3 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Min °C 5 5 6 7 5 5 6 3 3 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2
WChill °C 2 4 2 2 3 1 2 -3 -1 0 2 0 -1 -1 -2 -2 -3 -3
Rel. hum. % 74 68 61 77 88 76 77 89 92 79 94 94 84 97 97 98 98 95
Freezing level (m) 1400 1750 2050 1950 2100 1600 1600 1250 1100 1150 1100 1000 1000 1050 1000 1000 950 1000
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slope Akureyri freezing level
Sunrise - - 6:50 - - 6:54 - - 6:56 - - 7:00 - - 7:03 - - 7:07
Sunset 19:22 - - 19:17 - - 19:14 - - 19:09 - - 19:06 - - 19:02 - -

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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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