Balestrand, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Balestrand, Norway? If you're planning to go to Balestrand, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Balestrand, Norway

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

Important essentials for Balestrand, Norway

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Balestrand is very cold, extremely 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 5-10 days this month. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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February

February in Balestrand is freezing, extremely 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 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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March

In March, Balestrand can be extremely cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Balestrand, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

April in Balestrand is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in this region can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month and snows sometimes.

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June

June in Balestrand 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 nearly every day this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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July

Traveling to Balestrand in July, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you visit Balestrand during August, you might notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 Balestrand is brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain nearly every day this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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October

October in Balestrand can be brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. It also snows about a third 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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November

November in Balestrand is very cold, very snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Balestrand is very cold, extremely 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 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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Activities for Balestrand, Norway

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

If you want to see the lovely St Olavs Church, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

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