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

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

When to go to Sandnes, Norway

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

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

January

January in Sandnes can be brisk, somewhat snowy and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. 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:

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

February

February in Sandnes is brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Sandnes in March, you will notice that it can be brisk, somewhat snowy and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days and snow about a third of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Sandnes during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Sandnes in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Sandnes in July, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Sandnes is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sandnes, with most of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Sandnes in September, you will notice that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Sandnes is pretty cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Sandnes can be brisk and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain nearly every day this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Sandnes is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains most days and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sandnes, 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 Sandnes
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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