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

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

When to go to Åre, Sweden

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

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

January

January for Åre is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Åre is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Insulated boots
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces

March

March in Åre is very cold. 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:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Åre in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Åre is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Åre is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Åre can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Åre is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Åre in December, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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