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:

  • In Sweden, the weather is good everywhere in June, July and August
  • The best months to go to Stockholm are June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Stockholm are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is January
  • The cities with the best climate are Lund, Norrkoping, Avesta, Borås, Borlänge, Gävle, Helsingborg, Jönköping, Kristianstad and Landskrona, with good weather at least 5 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Lysekil 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:

January 18°F to 38°F
22%
February 20°F to 36°F
20%
March 25°F to 41°F
18%
April 32°F to 50°F
15%
May 43°F to 59°F
23%
June 52°F to 67°F
25%
July 58°F to 70°F
30%
August 56°F to 68°F
30%
September 47°F to 63°F
23%
October 36°F to 54°F
25%
November 29°F to 47°F
25%
December 22°F to 41°F
24%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Sweden by cities

Stockholm

Best time to go to Stockholm

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

Gothenburg

Best time to go to Gothenburg

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

Gotland

Best time to go to Gotland

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

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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 Stockholm, Gothenburg, Gotland, Karlstad and Lund, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Sweden?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Stockholm32°F34°F40°F50°F59°F67°F72°F70°F63°F50°F43°F36°F
Gothenburg36°F36°F41°F50°F59°F65°F68°F68°F63°F52°F45°F40°F
Gotland36°F36°F40°F47°F56°F63°F68°F68°F61°F52°F47°F40°F
Karlstad32°F34°F40°F50°F59°F67°F70°F68°F61°F50°F43°F36°F
Lund38°F38°F43°F52°F61°F67°F70°F70°F65°F54°F47°F41°F
Malmo38°F38°F43°F52°F59°F67°F70°F70°F65°F54°F47°F41°F
Norrkoping32°F34°F41°F52°F63°F68°F74°F72°F63°F52°F43°F36°F
Ostersund25°F25°F32°F41°F54°F61°F67°F65°F56°F43°F34°F27°F
Sundsvall29°F29°F36°F45°F56°F65°F70°F67°F59°F47°F38°F31°F
Amal34°F34°F40°F50°F59°F67°F70°F68°F61°F50°F43°F36°F
Ängelholm38°F38°F43°F52°F59°F67°F70°F68°F63°F54°F47°F40°F
Arvika31°F32°F40°F52°F61°F67°F72°F68°F61°F49°F40°F32°F
Avesta31°F31°F38°F50°F61°F68°F72°F70°F61°F49°F40°F32°F
Bergkvara36°F36°F41°F50°F59°F67°F70°F70°F63°F54°F47°F40°F
Bjorko34°F34°F38°F47°F54°F63°F68°F68°F61°F50°F43°F38°F
Boden20°F22°F31°F40°F54°F63°F68°F67°F56°F41°F32°F25°F
Borås32°F34°F41°F52°F61°F67°F70°F68°F61°F50°F43°F36°F
Borgholm36°F36°F41°F49°F56°F63°F68°F70°F63°F54°F47°F40°F
Borlänge29°F31°F38°F50°F61°F67°F72°F68°F61°F49°F40°F31°F
Dalaro34°F34°F38°F47°F54°F61°F68°F67°F61°F50°F43°F38°F

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perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



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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 Stockholm, Gothenburg, Gotland, Karlstad, Lund, Malmo, Norrkoping, Ostersund, and 79 other cities.

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

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