From Iceland — This Week In Weather: Rising Temperatures With Some Mild Snow Showers

This Week In Weather: Rising Temperatures With Some Mild Snow Showers

Published February 1, 2021

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After a cold but bright weekend, the Meteorological Office predicts a right southerly change of wind direction that will potentially bring some mild snow showers to parts of the country later in the week.

The temperature will slowly rise above freezing as the week goes on however the wind may make it feel colder than it really is.

Monday is another clear day with, following the weekends bright spell, with 3 to 8 m/s winds. The interior of country will be the coldest with temperatures sitting at around -15°C.

On Tuesday, mild snow showers are expected in the southeast of the country. The temperature will go above freezing in the south however the north and inland will remain below 0°C.

Wednesday and Thursday will bring some south-easterly wind at 3-10m/s with cloud coverage. Sleet and snow is expected on the south and south east coast. Temperatures will be between 0 to 5°C in the south however the rest of the country will see temperatures rise between 1 to 6°C.

Finally on Friday, the same south-easterly wind may bring some light showers of snow but the north will remain dry. The temperature will remain the between 1 to 6°C across the country however the south will stay at around 0°C.

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