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

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

When to go to Senja, Norway

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

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

January

January in Senja is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). 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:

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

February

February in Senja is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). 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:

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

March

March in Senja is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Senja is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Senja in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Senja in June, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Senja is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s 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 high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Senja is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Senja is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Senja, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Senja is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Senja in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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