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

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

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.

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

January

January can be extremely cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

If you are traveling to Balestrand in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow most days.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots

April

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

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Balestrand in May, you will notice that it can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Balestrand is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and sometimes jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Balestrand, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Balestrand is chilly and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Balestrand during August, you are likely to find that it is chilly 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Balestrand is cold and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Balestrand in October, you will notice that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Balestrand can be extremely cold, very snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Balestrand is frigid, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Balestrand
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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