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Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 980 m altitude

issued: 5am 25 Oct 2014 (local time)
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Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A moderate fall of snow, heaviest on Mon night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Mon afternoon, min -6°C on Sat night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the NE on Sat afternoon, light winds from the NNW by Mon afternoon).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A light covering of new snow, mostly falling on Tue morning. Temperatures will be below freezing (max -3°C on Thu afternoon, min -8°C on Tue night). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the N on Tue morning, calm by Wed afternoon).
Saturday 25 Sunday 26 Monday 27 Tuesday 28 Wednesday 29 Thursday 30
AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
 
partially cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
moderate snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
clear
clear
partially cloudy
light snow
Wind (km/h)
15 E15
25 ENE25
30 NNE30
10 WNW10
10 W10
20 WNW20
20 W20
5 NNW5
35 NNE35
40 N40
35 N35
25 NNW25
15 NNW15
5 NNW5
15 SSW15
10 SW10
5 SSE5
15 ESE15
Summary some clouds light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow snow shwrs mod. snow light snow light snow light snow light snow light snow clear clear some clouds light snow
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T iceland snow sum25.cc23
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Snow cm - 1 3 1 1 4 1 - 8 3 2 3 - - - - - 1
Rain mm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Max °C -4 -4 -5 -6 -6 -4 -4 -3 -3 -4 -6 -7 -8 -8 -6 -4 -3 -3
Min °C -4 -5 -6 -6 -6 -5 -4 -4 -4 -5 -7 -8 -8 -8 -8 -5 -3 -3
WChill °C -9 -12 -14 -11 -11 -11 -10 -7 -12 -14 -16 -15 -14 -11 -13 -10 -5 -7
Rel. hum. % 84 98 98 96 95 94 94 90 97 97 97 96 96 95 70 69 66 66
Freezing level (m) 0 200 150 0 100 100 200 300 400 300 50 0 0 0 0 0 250 0
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slope Akureyri freezing level
Sunrise 8:41 - - 8:44 - - 8:47 - - 8:51 - - 8:53 - - 8:57 - -
Sunset - 17:10 - - 17:07 - - 17:04 - - 17:00 - - 16:57 - - 16:52 -

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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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