Stockholm, Sweden: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Stockholm, Sweden? If you're planning to go to Stockholm, this article contains 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 Stockholm, Sweden

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

Important essentials for Stockholm, Sweden

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Stockholm, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Stockholm is frigid, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Stockholm, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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February

In February, Stockholm is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Stockholm, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

March in Stockholm is frosty, somewhat 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 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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April

Traveling to Stockholm in April, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

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

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June

June in Stockholm is balmy and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

July in Stockholm is mild and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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August

Traveling to Stockholm in August, you will notice that it is mild and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Stockholm in September, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

If you visit Stockholm during October, you may find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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November

November in Stockholm is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and very rainy. 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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December

December in this region is frigid, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

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Activities for Stockholm, Sweden

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

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