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

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

When to go to Sälen, Sweden

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Sälen in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

If you go to Sälen in February, you will notice that it is biting cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thick pajamas
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Coveralls
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • High performance gloves
  • Neck gaiter

March

Traveling to Sälen in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Sälen in May, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Sälen in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

July

Traveling to Sälen in July, you will notice that it is crisp. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

August

Traveling to Sälen in August, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses

September

Traveling to Sälen in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Sälen in October, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is freezing. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Sälen in December, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Coveralls
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sälen, 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 Sälen

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