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

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

When to go to Söderhamn, Sweden

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

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

January

January in Söderhamn is frosty and very snowy. 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). It tends to rain once in a while.

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:

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

February

February for Söderhamn is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Söderhamn is frigid and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows about half of the time. 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 coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots

April

In April, Söderhamn can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Söderhamn, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Söderhamn is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Söderhamn is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Söderhamn during August, you are likely to find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s 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 half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Söderhamn can be chilly and very 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 about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Söderhamn is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Söderhamn, 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:

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

November

If you go to Söderhamn in November, you will notice that it is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Söderhamn in December, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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