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

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

When to go to Karlsøy, Norway

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Karlsøy is freezing and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Karlsøy in April, you will notice that it can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Karlsøy is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Karlsøy during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. 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).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Karlsøy during August, you are likely to find that it is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% 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
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

September

September in Karlsøy is pretty cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s 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:

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

October

Traveling to Karlsøy in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Karlsøy is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Karlsøy, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Karlsøy, 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 Karlsøy
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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