Sweden: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the most favorable time to visit Sweden from seasonal norms in many locations like Lulea or Norrkoping, here.

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When is the best time to go to Sweden?

When is the best time to go to Sweden? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months to go to Stockholm are June, July and August
  • On average, the warmest months in Stockholm are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is February
  • The rainiest months in this city are June and July
  • The cities with the best climate are Lund and Malmo, with good weather at least 4 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Gothenburg are July and August

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Sweden for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad Sweden in january
very bad Sweden in february
very bad Sweden in march
very bad to bad* Sweden in april
very bad to tolerable* Sweden in may
very bad to good* Sweden in june
bad to good* Sweden in july
bad to good* Sweden in august
very bad to good* Sweden in september
very bad to bad* Sweden in october
very bad to bad* Sweden in november
very bad Sweden in december

When to go to Sweden by city

Gothenburg

Best time to go to Gothenburg

The best months to go to Gothenburg are june and july.

Stockholm

Best time to go to Stockholm

The best months to go to Stockholm are june, july and august.

Abisko

Best time to go to Abisko

No month is ideal for visiting Abisko

Gotland

Best time to go to Gotland

The best months to go to Gotland are july and august.

Karlstad

Best time to go to Karlstad

The best months to go to Karlstad are june, july and august.


Climate and Weather in Sweden

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Temperatures and rainfall in Sweden

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Sweden and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Gothenburg, Stockholm, Abisko, Gotland and Karlstad, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Sweden

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cities in Sweden (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Sweden

What can I do in Sweden?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Sweden reliable?

Climate data for Sweden has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Sweden allows us to determine the average for each month in Gothenburg, Stockholm, Abisko, Gotland, Karlstad, Kiruna, Lulea, Lund, and 92 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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