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

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

When to go to Öland, Sweden

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

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

January

January here is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Öland in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Öland during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Öland during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Öland during May, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

June

June in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

July

If you visit Öland during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

August in Öland is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses

September

If you are traveling to Öland in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

October

October in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Öland is pretty cool. 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:

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

December

If you are traveling to Öland in December, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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