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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 980 m altitude issued: 5 pm18 Feb 2018 (local time)
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Mon morning, min -8°C on Tue morning). Winds increasing (light winds from the ESE on Sun afternoon, severe gales from the S by Mon afternoon).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A dusting of new snow. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Wed afternoon, min -10°C on Thu night). Winds decreasing (extremely windy from the S on Wed afternoon, moderate winds from the SW by Thu night).
SunMonday 19Tuesday 20Wednesday 21Thursday 22Friday 23Sat
PMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAM
 
clear
light snow
light snow
clear
snow showers
partly cloudy
snow showers
partly cloudy
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
clear
cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
15 ESE15
55 SE55
55 SSE55
75 SSE75
60 SSW60
75 WSW75
55 SW55
45 SW45
55 SSE55
135 S135
35 SSW35
50 SSW50
35 SSW35
35 SW35
45 SW45
40 SSW40
30 SSW30
55 SSE55
Summary
clear
light snow
light snow
clear
snow shwrs
some clouds
snow shwrs
some clouds
light snow
snow shwrs
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow shwrs
clear
cloudy
some clouds
light snow
Snow map
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
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max°C
Max °C
-502-1-2-8-8-7-23-2-5-6-8-9-7-6-1
min°C
Min °C
-6-4-1-2-7-8-8-8-70-5-5-7-10-9-8-8-3
chill°C
WChill°C
-12-12-11-12-19-21-20-20-18-9-14-15-15-21-20-18-17-13
Humid.%439287767881818087658079868262767385
Freezing level (m)0014007004500000155045020015000000
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise--9:02--8:59--8:55--8:51--8:48--8:44
Sunset5:47--5:51--5:54--5:58--6:01--6:05--
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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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