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

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Traveling to Rjukan, Norway? If you're planning to go to Rjukan, I have 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 Rjukan, Norway

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

Important essentials for Rjukan, Norway

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Rjukan in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in this region can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

If you are traveling to Rjukan in March, you will notice that it is very cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

May in Rjukan can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

June is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July in Rjukan is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

August for Rjukan can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

If you go to Rjukan in September, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October for Rjukan is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

If you are traveling to Rjukan in November, you will notice that it is very cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

If you go to Rjukan in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Rjukan, Norway

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rjukan.

If you visit the Norwegian Industrial Workers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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