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

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

When to go to Holmestrand, Norway

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

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

January

January in Holmestrand 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:

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

February

February in Holmestrand is frosty and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 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:

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

April

April in this region is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Holmestrand is chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Holmestrand in June, 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Holmestrand is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Holmestrand is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Holmestrand, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Holmestrand during September, you are likely to find that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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 about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Holmestrand during October, you are likely to find that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% 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:

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

November

If you are traveling to Holmestrand in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Holmestrand in December, you will notice that it is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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