Winter storm warning for Iceland tonight

The warm air which brought record December temperatures to parts of Iceland earlier this month has now moved on and winter is well and truly with us, according to latest weather forecast.

Many parts of Iceland woke up to a light covering of snow this morning with temperatures at or around freezing point. Snow shows are expected throughout the day in southern and western parts of the country.

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The Iceland Met Office has also a storm warning for this evening and during the night, in initially in the south-west of the country. Winds are expected to gust up to 55 mph, with heavy precipitation, particularly in South Iceland.

Longer-term forecasts show temperatures remaining at or around freezing point right through to the end of the week.

Check out our full weather forecast service on Iceland Monitor here.

Exchange rates

USD USD 110.06 EUR EUR 126.80
GBP GBP 144.30 DKK DKK 17.02
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ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.

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Exchange rates

USD USD 110.06 EUR EUR 126.80
GBP GBP 144.30 DKK DKK 17.02
NOK NOK 13.45 SEK SEK 12.30
CHF CHF 110.33 JPY JPY 1.00
ISK price of selected currencies, according to the official exchange rate of the Central Bank of Iceland. Updated daily.