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

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

When to go to Vesterålen, Norway

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

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

January

January in Vesterålen is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Vesterålen can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Vesterålen is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Vesterålen can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Vesterålen is cold. 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 Vesterålen, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Vesterålen in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Vesterålen is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Vesterålen is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Vesterålen is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Vesterålen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Vesterålen is cold. 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 Vesterålen, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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