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

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Traveling to Hamar, Norway? If you're planning to go to Hamar, the following 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 Hamar, Norway

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

Important essentials for Hamar, Norway

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

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Touchless thermometer

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

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January

Traveling to Hamar in January, you will notice that it is biting cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Hamar is unbearably cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

March for Hamar is freezing and very snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Hamar in April, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

Traveling to Hamar in May, you will notice that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you visit Hamar during June, you will probably find that it can be chilly 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.

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July

If you visit Hamar during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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August

If you go to Hamar in August, you will notice that it is chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

In September, Hamar is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Hamar, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

If you go to Hamar in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

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December

If you go to Hamar in December, you will notice that it is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Hamar, Norway

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

If you visit the Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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