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

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

When to go to Strömstad, Sweden

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

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

January

January for Strömstad is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Strömstad is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Strömstad is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is cool 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:

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

June

In June, Strömstad is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Strömstad, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Strömstad is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Strömstad is mild 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
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat

September

Traveling to Strömstad in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Strömstad is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Strömstad, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Strömstad in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Strömstad in December, you will notice that it is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow regularly.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Strömstad, 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 Strömstad
  • Appropriate museum wear

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