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

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

When to go to Risør, Norway

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

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

January

January in Risør is very cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Risør is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Risør, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Risør is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Risør in April, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Risør is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month 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 Risør, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Risør during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Risør in August, you will notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Risør in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Risør during October, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Risør in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Risør in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Risør, 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 Risør
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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