Akershus, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Akershus, Norway? If you're planning to go to Akershus, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Akershus, Norway

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

What to wear/what to pack for Akershus, Norway by month

January

January in Akershus is frigid, very snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

February

February in this region can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Umbrella
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleeces
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Gloves
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments

March

March for Akershus is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket

April

If you are traveling to Akershus in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

May

May in Akershus is relatively cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans

June

In June, Akershus is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Akershus, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

July

If you go to Akershus in July, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear

August

If you go to Akershus in August, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

September

September here is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

October

October in this region can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

November

Traveling to Akershus in November, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

December in Akershus can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Akershus, Norway

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Akershus
  • Appropriate museum wear

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