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

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

When to go to Skövde, Sweden

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

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

January

January in Skövde is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 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:

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

February

February in Skövde is very cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly.

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

March

If you are traveling to Skövde in March, 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 low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Skövde is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Skövde during May, you are likely to find that it is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Skövde is mild and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is balmy and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Skövde in August, you will notice that it is balmy and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Skövde is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Skövde, 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 footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts

October

Traveling to Skövde in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Skövde during November, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly 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 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Skövde is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s 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 Skövde, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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