Abisko and Björkliden, Sweden: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Abisko and Björkliden, Sweden? If you're planning to go to Abisko and Björkliden, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Abisko and Björkliden, Sweden

Based on the climate and weather in Abisko and Björkliden, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Abisko and Björkliden, Sweden

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Abisko and Björkliden, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

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  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Abisko and Björkliden, Sweden

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Abisko and Björkliden.

What to wear/what to pack for Abisko and Björkliden, Sweden by month

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January

In January, Abisko and Björkliden is biting cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Abisko and Björkliden, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

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February

February can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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March

March in Abisko and Björkliden can be bitter cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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April

April in Abisko and Björkliden is freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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May

If you vacation in Abisko and Björkliden during May, you will probably see that it can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

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June

June in Abisko and Björkliden is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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July

July in Abisko and Björkliden is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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August

If you visit Abisko and Björkliden during August, you may find that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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September

September in Abisko and Björkliden is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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October

October in Abisko and Björkliden is freezing, very snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

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November

November in Abisko and Björkliden is beyond freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

If you go to Abisko and Björkliden in December, you will notice that it is biting cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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