Northern Norway, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Northern Norway, Norway

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

Important essentials for Northern Norway, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Norway, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Northern Norway in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Northern Norway is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

In March, Northern Norway is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Norway, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

April in Northern Norway is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

May is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Northern Norway is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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July

In July, Northern Norway is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) and regularly jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Norway, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

If you visit Northern Norway during August, you may 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 40s 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 half of the time.

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September

September in Northern Norway is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

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October

In October, Northern Norway is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Norway, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

November in Northern Norway is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Northern Norway is freezing. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Norway, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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Activities for Northern Norway, Norway

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Northern Norway.

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