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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 980 m altitude issued: 11 am29 Jul 2016 (local time)  
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Moderate rain (total 10.0mm), heaviest on Fri morning. Temperatures will be slightly above freezing (max 3°C on Sun afternoon, min 1°C on Fri night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Heavy rain (total 38.0mm), heaviest during Mon afternoon. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Wed night. Mild temperatures (max 5°C on Mon afternoon, min 2°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.
Friday 29Saturday 30Sunday 31Monday 1Tuesday 2Wednesday 3
AMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnight
 
light rain
rain showers
clear
snow showers
light rain
snow showers
rain showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
rain showers
heavy rain
rain showers
rain showers
partly cloudy
rain showers
light rain
light snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
15 N15
15 NNE15
15 NNE15
15 NNE15
15 NE15
10 NE10
5 ENE5
5 ESE5
5 SW5
5 WSW5
0 NW0
5 NNW5
5 W5
5 WNW5
5 SSW5
5 S5
5 SSE5
5 SE5
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Snow cm
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mm
Rain mm
22--2-121391212-137
max°C
Max °C
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min°C
Min °C
221121233442232232
chill°C
WChill°C
-2-2-3-4-2-2033332232132
Humid.%948788929092898486838792828594899096
Freezing level (m)130013001150115012501200120013501450145016001450130013501250130014001400
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise3:54--3:57--4:01--4:05--4:07--4:11--
Sunset-10:40--10:37--10:32--10:30--10:25--10:22-

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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