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

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

When to go to Nordland, Norway

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

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

January

January is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Nordland is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Nordland can be extremely cold. 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 Nordland, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Nordland can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Nordland in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Nordland is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Nordland is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Nordland is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Nordland in September, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Nordland during October, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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 about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Nordland during November, you are likely to find that it is cold. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Nordland is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Nordland, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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