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

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

When to go to Porsgrunn, Norway

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

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

January

In January, Porsgrunn can be extremely cold, 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 Porsgrunn, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Porsgrunn during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Porsgrunn can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Porsgrunn is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Porsgrunn can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Porsgrunn is mild and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Porsgrunn can be chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Porsgrunn is chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Porsgrunn can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Porsgrunn, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Porsgrunn in December, you will notice that it is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Porsgrunn, 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 Porsgrunn
  • Appropriate museum wear

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