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

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

When to go to Orsa, Sweden

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

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

January

January here can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Rain coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks

February

February here is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Rain coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks

March

March in Orsa is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Sweaters

April

April in Orsa is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

May

May in Orsa is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Orsa is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Orsa is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

August

August in Orsa is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Orsa during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp. 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Orsa in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Orsa is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens

December

December in Orsa is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Orsa, 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 Orsa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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