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

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

When to go to Lærdal, Norway

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

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

January

January in Lærdal is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. 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 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Lærdal in February, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Lærdal during March, you are likely to find that it is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Lærdal during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Lærdal is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Lærdal can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Lærdal can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Lærdal during August, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Lærdal is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Lærdal can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Lærdal, 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:

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

December

December for Lærdal is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 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
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat

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

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

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