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

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Traveling to Skien, Norway? If you're planning to go to Skien, here is 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 Skien, Norway

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

Important essentials for Skien, Norway

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Skien, Norway

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Skien.

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

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    January

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

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    February

    In February, Skien is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Skien, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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    March

    March in Skien can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. 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.

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    April

    April in Skien can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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    May

    If you visit Skien during May, you might notice that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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    June

    Traveling to Skien in June, you will notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    July

    July in Skien is mild and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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    August

    August in this region is crisp and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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    September

    September in Skien is cool and very 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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    October

    If you vacation in Skien during October, you will probably notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    November

    If you vacation in Skien during November, you may find that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

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    December

    In December, Skien is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Skien, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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