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

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

When to go to Øksfjord, Norway

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

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

January

January in Øksfjord is unbearably cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

It 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:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof coat
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thick pajamas
  • Umbrella
  • High performance gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

February in this region is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Thermal undergarments

March

March for Øksfjord is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat

April

If you are traveling to Øksfjord in April, you will notice that it is very cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Øksfjord can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Øksfjord can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Øksfjord is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Øksfjord is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Øksfjord is pretty cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Øksfjord is brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is very cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof coat
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella

December

December in Øksfjord is unbearably cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows 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:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Øksfjord, 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 Øksfjord

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