Harstad, 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 Harstad, Norway? If you're planning to go to Harstad, I'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 Harstad, Norway

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

Important essentials for Harstad, Norway

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you go to Harstad in January, you will notice that it is freezing, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

February

February in Harstad 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 high 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:

March

In March, Harstad is frigid, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Harstad, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

April

April in Harstad is pretty cool, very snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows about two thirds 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:

May

May for Harstad is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

June

June in Harstad can be very chilly and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain almost every day of the month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

July

In July, Harstad can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month 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 Harstad, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

In August, Harstad is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and occasionally jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Harstad, with most of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

September

In September, Harstad is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in 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 Harstad, with most of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

October

In October, Harstad is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Harstad, with most of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November in Harstad is freezing, very snowy and very 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 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:

December

December in Harstad is freezing, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows almost every day. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Check out our guides for these other locations: Satun, Thailand, Knowledge Corridor, Connecticut, United States of America, Southeastern Slovenia, Slovenia, Assam, India, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Mexico, Puhoi, New Zealand, Leverkusen, Germany, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia, Brookhaven, New York, United States of America, Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia, and Punta Gorda, Belize.