Sogn og Fjordane, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

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

What to wear/what to pack for Sogn og Fjordane, Norway by month

January

January in Sogn og Fjordane is freezing, extremely 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 5-10 days this month.

It also snows nearly every day this month. 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:

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

February

February is frigid, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Sogn og Fjordane is frigid, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Sogn og Fjordane is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Sogn og Fjordane during May, you are likely to find that it is brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 almost every day of the month and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Sogn og Fjordane is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Sogn og Fjordane, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Sogn og Fjordane in July, you will notice that it is crisp and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day of the month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Sogn og Fjordane in August, you will notice that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain almost every day. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Sogn og Fjordane is pretty cool and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Sogn og Fjordane is cold and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain most days.

It also snows regularly. 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
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November in Sogn og Fjordane is very cold, very snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Sogn og Fjordane is freezing, extremely 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 regularly.

It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Sogn og Fjordane, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sogn og Fjordane, 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 Sogn og Fjordane
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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