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

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

When to go to Visby, Sweden

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

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters

February

Traveling to Visby in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket

March

If you vacation in Visby during March, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Visby in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

June

June in Visby is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). 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:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

July

July in Visby is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses

August

If you visit Visby during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

September

If you vacation in Visby during September, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

October

October in Visby is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

November

November in Visby can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Visby, 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 Visby
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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