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

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

When to go to Karlsöarna, Sweden

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

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

January

January in Karlsöarna is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Karlsöarna can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March in Karlsöarna is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Karlsöarna is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Karlsöarna in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Karlsöarna in June, you will notice that it is crisp and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Karlsöarna during July, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Karlsöarna is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Karlsöarna in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Karlsöarna can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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