• Warning

    Fissure eruption in Holuhraun (north of Vatnajökull).
  • Warning

    Today (Wednesday), gas pollution is expected north of the eruption site. Tomorrow (Thursday) light winds are forecasted early in the day so gas pollution will mostly affect the eruption site. Winds will increase from the south by afternoon so pollution will move northwards. More
  • Warning

    Gale or strong gale (medium wind 15-23 m/s) is expected in the south part today, but in the north by evening. Valid to 02.10.2014 18:00 More

Aurora forecast for Iceland

The spectacle of Aurora Borealis requires dark and partly clear skies.
Cloud cover forecast is given for the next few days, in maps where white means clear skies. Additionally, the text forecast above the map clarifies where in Iceland clear or partly clear skies are most likely. Move the slider below the cloud cover maps, or click directly on a day or time.
The information on the page will update accordingly, see the small frames above and to the right: Aurora forecast shows expected activity at your selected date. Even grade 2 (low activity) can be beautiful and grade 3 (moderate) can be dazzling. The timing of sunset, darkness, sunrise and moonrise are are valid for Reykjavík but only approximate for other areas.

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