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

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

When to go to Tanum, Sweden

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

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

January

In January, Tanum can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Tanum, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Tanum is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows 5-10 days 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:

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

March

March in Tanum is brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Tanum is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Tanum, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Tanum is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Tanum, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Tanum in July, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Tanum can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Tanum, 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:

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

November

Traveling to Tanum in November, you will notice that it is cold 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
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters

December

December in Tanum is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows regularly. 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:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tanum, 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 Tanum
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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