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

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

When to go to Molde, Norway

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

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

January

Traveling to Molde in January, you will notice that it is frigid, very snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat

February

In February, Molde can be extremely cold, very snowy and somewhat rainy. 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 Molde, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

March

March in Molde is cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows 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:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots

April

If you are traveling to Molde in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces

May

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

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Molde in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Molde in July, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Molde is cool and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Molde can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains almost every day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Molde in October, you will notice that it is cold and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Molde during November, you are likely to find that it is cold, somewhat snowy and extremely 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain almost every day of the month and snow 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat

December

If you are traveling to Molde in December, you will notice that it is frigid, very snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Molde, 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 Molde
  • 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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