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

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Traveling to Trondheim, Norway? If you're planning to go to Trondheim, the following is 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 Trondheim, Norway

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

Important essentials for Trondheim, Norway

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in Trondheim is frigid, very snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

In February, Trondheim can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Trondheim, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Trondheim is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Trondheim is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows a bit less than 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:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Trondheim during June, you will probably see that it is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s 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 most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Trondheim is chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August here is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Trondheim in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Trondheim is pretty cool and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Trondheim can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s 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 Trondheim, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you are traveling to Trondheim in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, very snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are planning to go to the heavenly Nidaros Cathedral, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ringve Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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