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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  • Weather Forecast for Akureyri at 710 m altitude issued: 11 pm15 Oct 2018 (local time)
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Akureyri Snow Forecast

  Past week's weather

Days 0-3 Akureyri Weather Summary:

A dusting of snow turning to light rain (total 7.0mm) on Tue morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 5°C on Tue morning, min -3°C on Wed night). Winds increasing (light winds from the WSW on Tue night, severe gales from the W by Wed morning).

Days 4-6 Akureyri Weather Summary:

Mild with light rain (total 5.0mm) on Thu night Becoming colder with a light covering of snow, mostly falling on Sun morning. Freeze-thaw conditions (max 4°C on Thu night, min -3°C on Sun morning). Winds increasing (moderate winds from the SW on Thu night, gales from the WSW by Sat night).
MonTuesday 16Wednesday 17Thursday 18Friday 19Saturday 20Sun
nightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPMnightAMPM
 
snow showers
light snow
light rain
snow showers
light snow
partly cloudy
snow showers
light rain
light rain
rain showers
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
light snow
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
km/h
Wind (km/h)
25 SSE25
20 ESE20
20 SSW20
15 WSW15
65 W65
55 W55
20 WSW20
45 S45
50 S50
25 SW25
45 SW45
55 WSW55
30 SSW30
40 SW40
60 SW60
65 SW65
50 WSW50
45 WSW45
Summary
snow shwrs
light snow
light rain
snow shwrs
light snow
some clouds
snow shwrs
light rain
light rain
rain shwrs
snow shwrs
light snow
snow shwrs
light snow
snow shwrs
snow shwrs
light snow
light snow
Snow map
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Snow cm
1-------------1141
mm
Rain mm
-12----222--21----
max°C
Max °C
15550-11454224321-1-2
min°C
Min °C
0251-1-2-3251211210-3-2
chill°C
WChill°C
-6-31-6-11-11-9-5-1-6-5-6-5-5-7-9-12-11
Humid.%799675847885728380838082828180818879
Freezing level (m)850115016001400750500100140018001100950100010001000900750550400
Akureyri freezing level scale
snowy slopeAkureyri freezing level
Sunrise-8:08--8:12--8:15--8:18--8:22--8:26-
Sunset--5:45--5:40--5:37--5:34--5:30--5:27

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The above table gives the weather forecast for Akureyri at the specific elevation of 710 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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