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

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

When to go to Boden, Sweden

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

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

January

January in Boden can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Neck gaiter
  • Rain coat
  • Thick pajamas
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Extreme cold weather gear

February

February in Boden can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas

March

March in Boden is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Boden is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Boden is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Boden during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Boden in September, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Boden is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Boden in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Boden is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

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

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

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