Jotunheimen, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Jotunheimen, Norway? If you're planning to go to Jotunheimen, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Jotunheimen, Norway

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

Important essentials for Jotunheimen, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jotunheimen, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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

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January

In January, Jotunheimen is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s 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 Jotunheimen, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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February

February in Jotunheimen can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 10s F (10+ below zero C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March here is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows regularly.

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April

Traveling to Jotunheimen in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Jotunheimen is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

If you go to Jotunheimen in June, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

If you go to Jotunheimen in July, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August for Jotunheimen is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

September in this region is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

If you visit Jotunheimen during October, you will probably notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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November

If you visit Jotunheimen during November, you will probably notice 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 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally.

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December

December in Jotunheimen is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

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