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

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

When to go to Bear Island, Norway

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bear Island, Norway by month

January

If you are traveling to Bear Island in January, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

If you are traveling to Bear Island in February, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Sweaters
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots

March

March can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces

April

April in Bear Island is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens

May

May in Bear Island is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

June

June here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Bear Island can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 90% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Bear Island in August, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Bear Island in September, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Bear Island in October, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear

December

December in Bear Island is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bear Island, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bear Island, 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 Bear Island

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