Dovrefjell, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Dovrefjell, Norway? If you're planning to go to Dovrefjell, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Dovrefjell, Norway

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

Important essentials for Dovrefjell, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dovrefjell, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

January in Dovrefjell is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Dovrefjell can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in Dovrefjell is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

If you are traveling to Dovrefjell in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Dovrefjell can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

July is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

In August, Dovrefjell can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Dovrefjell, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

If you visit Dovrefjell during September, you might see that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in Dovrefjell is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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November

November here is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

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December

December can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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