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

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

When to go to Hordaland, Norway

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

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

January

In January, Hordaland can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Hordaland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Hordaland is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Hordaland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Hordaland can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

It also snows a bit less than 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:

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

April

In April, Hordaland is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Hordaland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is 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:

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

June

If you are traveling to Hordaland in June, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Hordaland is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hordaland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Hordaland is relatively cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Hordaland is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Hordaland in October, you will notice that it is cold and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Hordaland can be very chilly and extremely rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Hordaland can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hordaland, 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 Hordaland
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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