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Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 980 m altitude

issued: 5am 30 Aug 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 9°C on Sat morning, min 4°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (light winds from the SSE on Sat morning, near gales from the SSW by Mon morning).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 19.0mm), heaviest on Wed afternoon. Mild temperatures (max 6°C on Tue afternoon, min 3°C on Tue night). Mainly fresh winds.
Saturday 30 Sunday 31 Monday 1 Tuesday 2 Wednesday 3 Thursday 4
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
 
rain showers
rain showers
partially cloudy
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
rain showers
light rain
moderate rain
rain showers
rain showers
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Wind (km/h)
15 SSE15
20 SSW20
25 SSE25
30 SE30
40 SE40
40 SE40
55 SSW55
50 SSW50
50 SW50
35 SSW35
10 S10
25 SW25
25 SW25
25 SW25
30 SW30
10 W10
15 WSW15
20 SW20
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Snow cm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rain mm 2 1 - 2 2 1 1 1 3 1 2 3 1 3 6 1 1 1
Max °C 9 9 8 7 8 6 6 6 5 5 6 5 5 5 4 4 5 5
Min °C 9 9 7 6 7 5 6 6 4 4 5 3 4 5 4 4 5 4
WChill °C 7 6 3 1 2 -1 0 0 -2 -2 4 -2 -1 0 -1 1 2 0
Rel. hum. % 87 83 80 85 81 86 86 77 89 84 78 90 74 81 93 92 85 74
Freezing level (m) 2500 2400 2500 3200 3000 2250 2100 2000 1850 1600 1850 1750 1550 1650 1600 1600 1750 1700
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slope Akureyri freezing level
Sunrise 5:41 - - 5:45 - - 5:48 - - 5:52 - - 5:54 - - 5:58 - -
Sunset - 20:42 - - 20:37 - - 20:34 - - 20:30 - - 20:25 - - 20:22 -

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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. 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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