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

Traveling to Norway, Norway? If you're planning to go to Norway, this article contains 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 Norway, Norway

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

Important essentials for Norway, Norway

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

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  • 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).

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Norway is freezing, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Norway is freezing, very snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

If you go to Norway in March, you will notice that it is very cold, very snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Norway is brisk, 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 about two thirds of the time. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

In May, Norway can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Norway, with most of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

In June, Norway can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and occasionally jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Norway, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

If you go to Norway in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August in Norway is relatively cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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September

If you visit Norway during September, you might find that it can be brisk 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 low 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 almost every day of the month.

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October

If you go to Norway in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain nearly every day this month and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

If you go to Norway in November, you will notice that it is frosty, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Norway is freezing, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Norway, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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