Weather, climate and best time to go to Sweden

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Sweden

Best time to go to Sweden

Best time to go to Sweden

The best time to go to Sweden is from june until september, in which you have a soft or pleasant temperature and little rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sweden is 22° in july and the lowest is -1° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Sweden or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Sweden
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan -1° 47 mm 11
Feb 48 mm 12
Mar 47 mm 10
Apr 44 mm 4
May 14° 50 mm 1
Jun 18° 90 mm 0
Jul 22° 78 mm 0
Aug 20° 70 mm 0
Sep 16° 56 mm 0
Oct 10° 53 mm 1
Nov 67 mm 4
Dec 58 mm 10
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Sweden? Go to the full climate information about Sweden

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Sweden indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Sweden.

Best warm months
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Best cold months
  Winter sports Snow Cold
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Climate Sweden

Climate Sweden

In Sweden there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the temperate oceanic climate, warm-summer humid continental climate and subarctic climate. The average annual temperature for Sweden is 10° degrees and there is 707 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 115 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Stockholm in Sweden per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan -1° -4° 47 mm 8 11 12 3 1
Feb -3° 48 mm 7 12 9 3 1
Mar -1° 47 mm 11 10 10 3 2
Apr 44 mm 15 4 11 3 3
May 14° 10° 50 mm 16 1 14 3 4
Jun 18° 14° 90 mm 18 0 12 3 5
Jul 22° 17° 78 mm 18 0 13 3 5
Aug 20° 16° 70 mm 18 0 13 3 4
Sep 16° 11° 56 mm 14 0 16 3 4
Oct 10° 53 mm 14 1 16 3 2
Nov 67 mm 16 4 10 3 2
Dec -1° 58 mm 12 10 9 4 2

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum -1° in january in Sweden and at least around -4° degrees. In january there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 11 days in january.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 0° in february in Sweden and at least around -3° degrees. In february there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 12 days in february.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 4° in march in Sweden and at least around -1° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 10 days in march.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 9° in april in Sweden and at least around 4° degrees. In april there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 4 days in april.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 14° in may in Sweden and at least around 10° degrees. In may there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 1 day in may.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 18° in june in Sweden and at least around 14° degrees. In june there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 90 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Sweden.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 22° in july in Sweden and at least around 17° degrees. In july there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 78 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Sweden.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 20° in august in Sweden and at least around 16° degrees. In august there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 70 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Sweden.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 16° in september in Sweden and at least around 11° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 10° in october in Sweden and at least around 6° degrees. In october there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 1 day in october.

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 5° in november in Sweden and at least around 3° degrees. In november there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 67 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 4 days in november.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 1° in december in Sweden and at least around -1° degrees. In december there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 58 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 10 days in december.

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Weather statistics Sweden

Weather statistics Sweden

View all weather statistics from Sweden per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Sweden and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Sweden

14 day weather forecast Sweden

The weather for Stockholm in Sweden will be 22° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Enkele wolken Broken wolken Betrokken wolken Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Regen Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 19° 22° 23° 19° 19° 19° 19°
Min (°C) 11° 11° 17° 14° 12° 10° 12°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 30% 25% 65% 60%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 2.9mm 1.9mm 11.9mm 8.9mm
UV-index
UV-index 7 5 3 2 5 2 4
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Betrokken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 16° 21° 21° 18° 15° 18° 19°
Min (°C) 11° 10° 11° 11° 10° 10°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 25% 15% 0% 15% 25% 15% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 1.9mm 1.1mm 0mm 0.2mm 1.9mm 0.1mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 2 6 6 3 3 4 6
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About Sweden

About Sweden

Sweden is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Stockholm. It is 449.964 km² with 3.218 km of coastline and has a population of 10.151.588. In terms of area, the country is 15x bigger than United Kingdom. If you want to call Sweden you have to use +46 or 0046 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +465012457809 or 00465012457809.


Sweden is in a straight line at 1.433 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hour and 30 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 1920 km from London to the capital city Stockholm and you are about 20 minutes and 40 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Time difference Sweden

Time difference Sweden

In Sweden it is now 18:47 hour in the evening on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Sweden is Europe/Stockholm and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Sweden

Vaccinations Sweden

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Sweden.

  • Tekenencefalitis
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Currency Sweden

Currency Sweden

In Sweden the Zweedse kroon is used to pay.

Exchange rate Zweedse kroon op
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21 2018

1 Zweedse kroon = € 0,10 euro
100 Zweedse kroon = € 9,55 euro

1 euro = 10,47 Zweedse kroon
100 euro = 1.047,29 Zweedse kroon

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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