Kalmar, Sweden: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Kalmar, Sweden

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

What to wear/what to pack for Kalmar, Sweden by month

January

January in Kalmar can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Kalmar is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Kalmar is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Kalmar in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Kalmar is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Kalmar in September, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Kalmar during October, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kalmar is cold. 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:

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

December

December in Kalmar is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kalmar, Sweden

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

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