Norway
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Best time to visit Norway

To go to Norway, the best time to visit is in July. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Norway, July is the warmest month with 65°F and the most cold month is 28°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Norway, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate North Norway by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 24 24 28 33 41 49 57 55 50 38 32 28
Water temperature (°F) 44 43 40 41 44 50 56 59 53 51 48 45
Precipitation (inch) 24 27 32 24 20 25 20 22 26 34 30 27

Weather data from: Tromsø

Climate South Norway by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 26 27 35 47 58 64 69 65 58 46 36 28
Water temperature (°F) 46 44 41 50 58 64 68 69 65 60 54 50
Precipitation (inch) 10 11 13 10 20 21 24 25 18 20 22 13

Weather data from: Oslo

Climate Southwest Norway by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 37 37 39 45 52 57 61 61 57 50 44 39
Water temperature (°F) 46 44 43 47 53 59 61 64 62 57 53 49
Precipitation (inch) 44 35 45 26 25 21 28 39 52 77 58 65

Weather data from: Bergen

Climate Central Norway by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 28 30 34 41 53 57 65 63 56 45 36 31
Water temperature (°F) 47 46 44 47 51 59 59 62 60 55 53 50
Precipitation (inch) 15 13 19 12 11 18 15 19 15 18 11 17

Weather data from: Trondheim




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Norway weather

The weather for Norway over the next 14 days will be 43°F till 59° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature will be 30°F.

The weather forecast for Norway is based on the weather in Oslo.

5-day weather forecast Norway

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Monday
3 october
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59°F
43°F
30°F
0 in
2 m/s
Tuesday
4 october
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55°F
43°F
30°F
0.5 in
6 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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57°F
52°F
30°F
2.4 in
9 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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57°F
48°F
30°F
0 in
8 m/s
Friday
7 october
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57°F
46°F
30°F
0 in
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Norway


Climate Norway

Click on a region of Norway to view the climate:

North Norway (Tromsø)

North Norway has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for North Norway is 9° degrees and there is about 309 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 121 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 2.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 24 24 28 33 41 49 57 55 50 38 32 28
Night temp. (°F) 17 16 19 24 34 42 48 46 42 34 28 22
Water temp. (°F) 44 43 40 41 44 50 56 59 53 51 48 45
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 24 27 32 24 20 25 20 22 26 34 30 27
Days with rain 5 4 7 10 15 19 18 18 17 15 11 7
Days with snow 15 15 22 16 7 2 - - 1 8 12 18
Dry days 11 9 2 4 9 9 13 13 12 8 7 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 1 3 3 5 4 0 3 8 6 3 1 0
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 1 1 2 3 4 3 2 1 1 2

Weather data from: Tromsø

South Norway (Oslo)

South Norway has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for South Norway is 17° degrees and there is about 208 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 149 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 26 27 35 47 58 64 69 65 58 46 36 28
Night temp. (°F) 17 16 22 34 42 47 51 50 45 37 31 22
Water temp. (°F) 46 44 41 50 58 64 68 69 65 60 54 50
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 10 11 13 10 20 21 24 25 18 20 22 13
Days with rain 2 2 4 11 17 18 22 20 15 14 10 6
Days with snow 14 13 12 6 1 - - - - 4 9 12
Dry days 15 13 15 13 13 12 9 11 15 13 11 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 3 5 8 9 12 10 9 8 4 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 1 3 4 4 4 4 3 2 2 1

Weather data from: Oslo

Southwest Norway (Bergen)

Southwest Norway has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Southwest Norway is 19° degrees and there is about 516 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 107 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 37 37 39 45 52 57 61 61 57 50 44 39
Night temp. (°F) 33 32 34 39 45 50 54 55 52 46 41 36
Water temp. (°F) 46 44 43 47 53 59 61 64 62 57 53 49
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 44 35 45 26 25 21 28 39 52 77 58 65
Days with rain 16 14 19 16 16 15 20 22 22 21 20 21
Days with snow 9 7 7 2 1 - - - - - 2 7
Dry days 6 7 5 12 14 15 11 9 8 10 8 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 4 5 8 10 10 10 8 6 4 4 2
Wind force (Bft) 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 4 4 4 3 2 2 2

Weather data from: Bergen

Central Norway (Trondheim)

Central Norway has a tundra climate. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Central Norway is 16° degrees and there is about 182 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 159 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 2.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 28 30 34 41 53 57 65 63 56 45 36 31
Night temp. (°F) 22 22 25 32 40 44 50 49 45 37 32 25
Water temp. (°F) 47 46 44 47 51 59 59 62 60 55 53 50
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 15 13 19 12 11 18 15 19 15 18 11 17
Days with rain 8 7 11 14 14 15 16 16 15 16 11 12
Days with snow 10 11 12 6 2 - - - - 1 4 11
Dry days 13 10 8 10 15 15 15 15 15 14 15 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 4 6 10 9 11 9 7 5 4 1
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3
UV-index 2 1 1 2 3 4 4 3 3 2 2 1

Weather data from: Trondheim

Norway weather by month

What is the average Norway weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Norway?

Norway lies in a straight line about 3,589 miles from United States (New York → Oslo). By car the distance is 1,080 miles. The total travel time is 19 hours and 50 minutes.

How long is the flight to Norway?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Norway is approximately 11 h. 50 min.

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What are the largest airports in Norway?

These are the largest airports in Norway:

  • Oslo Gardermoen Airport (OSL) in Oslo
  • Bergen Airport Flesland (BGO) in Bergen
  • Stavanger Airport Sola (SVG) in Stavanger
  • Trondheim Airport Værnes (TRD) in Trondheim
  • Ålesund Airport (AES) in Ålesund
  • Bodø Airport (BOO) in Bodø
  • Mo i Rana Airport, Røssvoll (MQN) in Mo i Rana
  • Narvik Framnes Airport (NVK) in Narvik
  • Alta Airport (ALF) in Alta
  • Hammerfest Airport (HFT) in Hammerfest

Airports on the well-known islands of Norway:

  • Karmøy
    Haugesund Airport (HAU) in Haugesund

How many inhabitants does Norway have?

Norway has 5,302,778 inhabitants.

How big is Norway?

The surface area of Norway is 201,470 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Norway?

The capital of Norway is Oslo.

What is the currency of Norway?

In Norway, the Norwegian krone (NOK) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 3 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 9.00 Norwegian krone
  • 1 Norwegian krone = 0.11 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 900.49 Norwegian krone
  • 100 Norwegian krone = 11.11 US dollar

What is the area code of Norway?

The area code to call Norway is +47.