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

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

When to go to Horten, Norway

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

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

January

If you go to Horten in January, you will notice that it is frigid, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket

February

If you go to Horten in February, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat snowy. 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:

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

March

March in Horten 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:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella

April

Traveling to Horten in April, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Horten during May, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool 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:

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

June

In June, Horten is mild 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 Horten, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Horten 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:

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

August

If you vacation in Horten during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy 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:

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

September

If you visit Horten during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp 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:

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

October

If you are traveling to Horten in October, you will notice that it is cold and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Horten during November, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Horten is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 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:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Horten, 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 Horten
  • Appropriate museum wear

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