Norway
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Norway

The best time to visit Norway is from May until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Norway is 20°C in July and the lowest is -3°C in January.

Norway has the tundra climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Norway or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average North Norway weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -5 -4 -2 1 5 9 14 13 10 3 0 -2
Water temperature (°C) 7 6 5 5 7 10 13 15 12 11 9 7
Precipitation (mm) 60 68 81 60 50 64 50 56 66 87 75 69

Climate data from city: Tromsø

Average South Norway weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -3 -3 2 8 15 18 20 18 15 8 2 -2
Water temperature (°C) 8 6 5 10 14 18 20 21 18 15 12 10
Precipitation (mm) 25 28 32 26 50 54 62 64 45 51 55 34

Climate data from city: Oslo

Average Southwest Norway weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 3 3 4 7 11 14 16 16 14 10 7 4
Water temperature (°C) 8 7 6 9 12 15 16 18 17 14 12 10
Precipitation (mm) 113 90 115 65 64 54 72 100 132 195 147 165

Climate data from city: Bergen

Average Central Norway weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -2 -1 1 5 12 14 18 17 13 7 2 -1
Water temperature (°C) 8 8 7 8 11 15 15 17 16 13 11 10
Precipitation (mm) 38 33 49 31 27 45 38 47 37 45 29 43

Climate data from city: Trondheim




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Norway weather

The Norway weather for will be 7° till 15° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature is 2°C.

The Norway weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Oslo.

Norway 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Wednesday
25 may
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7°C
3°C
1.2 mm
40%
3 Bft
SW
2°C
6
Thursday
26 may
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7°C
2°C
0.7 mm
25%
4 Bft
WSW
2°C
6
Friday
27 may
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7°C
-1°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
WNW
2°C
4
Saturday
28 may
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10°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
WNW
2°C
6
Sunday
29 may
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8°C
-1°C
0.7 mm
25%
3 Bft
S
2°C
7


Climate Norway

Click on a region of Norway to view the climate:

North Norway (Tromsø)

North Norway has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for North Norway is 3° degrees and there is about 784 mm 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. (°C) -5 -4 -2 1 5 9 14 13 10 3 0 -2
Night temp. (°C) -8 -9 -7 -4 1 5 9 8 5 1 -2 -6
Water temp. (°C) 7 6 5 5 7 10 13 15 12 11 9 7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 60 68 81 60 50 64 50 56 66 87 75 69
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

Climate data from city: Tromsø

South Norway (Oslo)

South Norway has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for South Norway is 8° degrees and there is about 527 mm 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. (°C) -3 -3 2 8 15 18 20 18 15 8 2 -2
Night temp. (°C) -8 -9 -5 1 6 8 11 10 7 3 -1 -5
Water temp. (°C) 8 6 5 10 14 18 20 21 18 15 12 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 25 28 32 26 50 54 62 64 45 51 55 34
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

Climate data from city: Oslo

Southwest Norway (Bergen)

Southwest Norway has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Southwest Norway is 9° degrees and there is about 1312 mm 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. (°C) 3 3 4 7 11 14 16 16 14 10 7 4
Night temp. (°C) 1 0 1 4 7 10 12 13 11 8 5 2
Water temp. (°C) 8 7 6 9 12 15 16 18 17 14 12 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 113 90 115 65 64 54 72 100 132 195 147 165
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

Climate data from city: Bergen

Central Norway (Trondheim)

Central Norway has the tundra climate prevailing. It is cold here all year round. The average annual temperature for Central Norway is 7° degrees and there is about 463 mm 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. (°C) -2 -1 1 5 12 14 18 17 13 7 2 -1
Night temp. (°C) -6 -6 -4 0 4 7 10 9 7 3 0 -4
Water temp. (°C) 8 8 7 8 11 15 15 17 16 13 11 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 38 33 49 31 27 45 38 47 37 45 29 43
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

Climate data from city: Trondheim

Norway weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Norway?

Norway lies in a straight line about 17,687 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Oslo).

How long is the flight to Norway?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Norway is approximately 21 h. 40 min.

What are the largest airports in Norway?

These are the largest airports in Norway:

Airports on the well-known islands of Norway:

How many inhabitants are there in Norway?

Norway has approximately 5,302,778 inhabitants.

How big is Norway?

The area of Norway is around 324,220 km². It is 1,5x bigger than New Zealand.

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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 May 2022

  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 6.23 Norwegian krone
  • 1 Norwegian krone = 0.16 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 622.70 Norwegian krone
  • 100 Norwegian krone = 16.06 New Zealand dollar

What is the area code of Norway?

The area code to call Norway is +47.