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

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

When to go to Dalsland, Sweden

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

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

January

January for Dalsland is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Dalsland is very cold and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Dalsland can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Dalsland, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Dalsland in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Dalsland in May, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Dalsland is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Dalsland is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Dalsland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Dalsland during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Dalsland is cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Dalsland can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about two thirds 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:

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

November

November in Dalsland can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Dalsland is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows about a third of the time. 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:

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

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

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

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