Västerås, Sweden: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Västerås, Sweden? If you're planning to go to Västerås, this 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 Västerås, Sweden

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

Important essentials for Västerås, Sweden

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Västerås, Sweden

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Västerås.

If you are going to visit the beautiful Västerås Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

If you go to Västerås Castle, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Västerås.

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

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    January

    January for Västerås is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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    February

    February in Västerås is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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    March

    March in Västerås is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    April

    If you visit Västerås during April, you may find that it can be brisk. 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 C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet a bit less than half of the time.

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    May

    May in Västerås is 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). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

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    June

    In June, Västerås is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Västerås, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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    July

    July is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    August

    Traveling to Västerås in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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    September

    If you go to Västerås in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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    October

    October in Västerås is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    November

    If you visit Västerås during November, you will probably 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 C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about half of the time.

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    December

    December in Västerås can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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