Western Norway, Norway: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Western Norway, Norway? If you're planning to go to Western Norway, 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 Western Norway, Norway

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

Important essentials for Western Norway, Norway

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Western Norway is frosty, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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February

In February, Western Norway is very cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Western Norway, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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March

In March, Western Norway is frosty, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Western Norway, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

In April, Western Norway is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Western Norway, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

May can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month and snows sometimes.

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June

June in Western Norway is cool and extremely rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain almost every day. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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July

In July, Western Norway is cool and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Western Norway, with most of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

In August, Western Norway can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Western Norway, with most of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

September in Western Norway is cold and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Western Norway can be brisk and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

In November, Western Norway is frigid, very snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Western Norway, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

If you are traveling to Western Norway in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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