Bergslagen, Sweden: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Bergslagen, Sweden

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bergslagen, Sweden by month

January

In January, Bergslagen can be extremely cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Bergslagen, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Bergslagen in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Bergslagen is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Bergslagen is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Bergslagen is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Bergslagen is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Bergslagen in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Bergslagen during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Bergslagen during November, you are likely to find that it is cold. 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 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Bergslagen in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bergslagen, Sweden

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bergslagen, 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 Bergslagen
  • Appropriate museum wear

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