Østfold, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Østfold, Norway

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Østfold in January, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Østfold in February, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Østfold is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Østfold is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Østfold is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Østfold is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Østfold during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Østfold can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Østfold is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 Østfold, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Østfold can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Østfold, Norway

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

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