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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 980 m altitude issued: 5 am25 Jun 2016 (local time)  
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 23.0mm), heaviest during Sun night. Very mild (max 10°C on Sat morning, min 2°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Sun night, fresh winds from the N by Mon night).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 25.0mm), heaviest during Tue morning. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Wed afternoon, min 2°C on Tue morning). Wind will be generally light.
Saturday 25Sunday 26Monday 27Tuesday 28Wednesday 29Thursday 30
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light rain
cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
light rain
light snow
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
light rain
light rain
km/h
Wind (km/h)
20 SW20
10 SW10
10 SSE10
10 ESE10
10 SSE10
0 NE0
10 ENE10
10 ENE10
20 NNE20
20 NNW20
10 NW10
15 E15
10 E10
15 E15
15 E15
15 ENE15
25 ENE25
25 NE25
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T iceland snow sum25.cc23
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
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
2-1227225232224235
max°C
Max °C
1099898663234565443
min°C
Min °C
998886552233463443
chill°C
WChill°C
68677532-4-30113-10-1-2
Humid.%868687787989948797969091926995919398
Freezing level (m)265025502700230022502050185019001450120013501550155017501600160016001500
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise1:42--1:45--1:47--1:52--1:54--1:59--
Sunset-0:48--0:46--0:43--0:40--0:37--0:33-

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 980 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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