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

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

When to go to Hovden, Norway

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

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

January

January in Hovden can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Hovden in February, you will notice that it is frosty and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Hovden can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Hovden can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows sometimes. 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:

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

May

May in Hovden is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Hovden during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Hovden is mild and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Hovden during August, you are likely to find that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Hovden is relatively cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Hovden is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 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:

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

November

November in Hovden is brisk 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 two thirds of the time.

It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Hovden is very cold and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Hovden, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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