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

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

When to go to Flåm, Norway

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

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

January

January in this region is very cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Flåm is freezing, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Flåm can be extremely cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Flåm during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Flåm in May, you will notice that it is cold and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Flåm during July, you are likely to find that it is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Flåm is chilly and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Flåm is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Flåm, with most of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Flåm in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Flåm in November, you will notice that it is very cold, very snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Flåm in December, you will notice that it is frigid, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow most days.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Flåm, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Flåm, 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 Flåm
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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