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

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

When to go to Västerdalarna, Sweden

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

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

January

January in Västerdalarna is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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:

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

February

Traveling to Västerdalarna in February, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Västerdalarna in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Västerdalarna during April, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s 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 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Västerdalarna during June, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Västerdalarna in August, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Västerdalarna during September, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Västerdalarna is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is frosty. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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