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

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

When to go to Karlskrona, Sweden

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

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

January

January is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Karlskrona is very cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows about half 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:

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

March

March in Karlskrona is brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows a bit less than half 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:

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

April

Traveling to Karlskrona in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow sometimes.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Karlskrona is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Karlskrona, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Karlskrona is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 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:

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

July

In July, Karlskrona is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Karlskrona, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Karlskrona is mild and somewhat 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 Karlskrona, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Karlskrona in September, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Karlskrona can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Karlskrona is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Karlskrona, 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
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Karlskrona, 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 Karlskrona
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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