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

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

When to go to Fredrikstad, Norway

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Fredrikstad in January, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is freezing and somewhat snowy. 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 about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Fredrikstad in March, you will notice that it can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Fredrikstad is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Fredrikstad, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Fredrikstad 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:

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

July

July here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Fredrikstad is cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Fredrikstad is pretty cool 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:

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

November

November in Fredrikstad can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows regularly. 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:

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

December

December in this region is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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