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

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

When to go to Värmland, Sweden

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

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

January

January here is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Värmland can be extremely cold. 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Värmland is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Värmland in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Värmland during June, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Värmland in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear

August

If you vacation in Värmland during August, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Värmland is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Värmland is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Värmland in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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