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

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

When to go to Gjøvik, Norway

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

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

January

January in Gjøvik is biting cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s 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.

It also snows about half 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:

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

February

If you are traveling to Gjøvik in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Gjøvik in March, you will notice that it is very cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain a bit less than 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:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens

April

Traveling to Gjøvik in April, you will notice that it can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about a third of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

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

It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Gjøvik during June, you are likely to find that it is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Gjøvik is balmy and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Gjøvik is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Gjøvik in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Gjøvik is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

It also snows once in a while. 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:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots

November

November in Gjøvik is frigid, somewhat snowy 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 regularly.

It also snows about half 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:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Gloves or mittens

December

December in Gjøvik is unbearably 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 high 20s 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:

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

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

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

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