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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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