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

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

When to go to Hønefoss, Norway

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

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

January

January in Hønefoss is frigid, very 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 a third of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. 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:

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

February

February in this region is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Hønefoss is pretty cool, 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 about half of the time.

It also snows 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:

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

April

If you visit Hønefoss during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Hønefoss during May, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Hønefoss is balmy and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Hønefoss in July, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Hønefoss during August, you are likely to find that it is mild and very 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 about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Hønefoss can be brisk and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Hønefoss in November, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Hønefoss is freezing, somewhat 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 Hønefoss, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hønefoss, 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 Hønefoss

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