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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Gudvangen, Norway? If you're planning to go to Gudvangen, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

About your travel guide

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 Gudvangen, Norway

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

Important essentials for Gudvangen, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gudvangen, 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 excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Gudvangen, Norway

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Gudvangen.

If you plan to visit Kjelfoss, prepare to get wet, and take these:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Gudvangen.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January for Gudvangen is frosty, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

February

If you are traveling to Gudvangen in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

March

Traveling to Gudvangen in March, you will notice that it is frosty, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

April

If you are traveling to Gudvangen in April, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about 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:

May

May in Gudvangen is brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain almost every day of the month. It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

June

Traveling to Gudvangen in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

July

In July, Gudvangen is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and regularly jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gudvangen, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

August in Gudvangen is crisp and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. 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:

September

If you vacation in Gudvangen during September, you may notice that it can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 70 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:

October

If you visit Gudvangen during October, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November in Gudvangen is freezing, very snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

December

December in Gudvangen is very cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Check out our guides for these other locations: Badrinath, India, Bankura, India, Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States of America, Huntsville, Alabama, United States of America, Padua, Italy, Braemore Estate, India, Upolu, Samoa, Tuvalu, Tuvalu, Farmingdale, New York, United States of America, Liloan, Philippines, and Golovin, Alaska, United States of America.