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

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Traveling to Stavanger, Norway? If you're planning to go to Stavanger, we've got 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 Stavanger, Norway

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

Important essentials for Stavanger, Norway

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Stavanger, 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 great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Stavanger, Norway

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

If you are planning to see the charming Stavanger Cathedral, it's worthwhile to wear modest clothing:

If you see Norwegian Canning Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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

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January

January in Stavanger is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Stavanger is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Stavanger is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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April

April in Stavanger is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 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).

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May

If you go to Stavanger in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

June in Stavanger is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

If you visit Stavanger during July, you may notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

If you vacation in Stavanger during August, you might find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September for Stavanger is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

In October, Stavanger is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Stavanger, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

November in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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December

December for Stavanger can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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