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

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

When to go to Sigtuna, Sweden

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

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

January

If you go to Sigtuna in January, you will notice that it is freezing, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about two thirds of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens

February

Traveling to Sigtuna in February, you will notice that it is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots

March

March in Sigtuna is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. 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:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear

April

If you are traveling to Sigtuna in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

If you visit Sigtuna during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Sigtuna during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Sigtuna is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Sigtuna, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Sigtuna is mild and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Sigtuna during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Sigtuna is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about two thirds 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:

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

November

If you go to Sigtuna in November, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear

December

December in Sigtuna can be extremely cold, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

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

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

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