Best time to go to Sweden for a perfect weather and where to go?

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

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 at least tolerable in June, July and August
  • 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 months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are June, July and August
  • The cities with the best climate are Malmo, Bergkvara, Kalmar, Karlshamn, Moensteras, Skanor med Falsterbo, Sölvesborg, Trelleborg and Ystad, with good weather at least 4 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:

Month
January -9°C to 3°C
42%
February -9°C to 3°C
40%
March -4°C to 5°C
33%
April -0°C to 10°C
35%
May 8°C to 15°C
38%
June 12°C to 18°C
43%
July 16°C to 21°C
44%
August 14°C to 20°C
48%
September 10°C to 17°C
37%
October 3°C to 12°C
38%
November -2°C to 9°C
46%
December -6°C to 5°C
49%
* 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 and august.

Gothenburg

Best time to go to Gothenburg

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

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.

Lund

Best time to go to Lund

The best months to go to Lund are june and september.

Malmo

Best time to go to Malmo

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


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

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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.
Stockholm1°C1°C4°C10°C15°C19°C23°C21°C17°C10°C6°C3°C
Gothenburg3°C3°C6°C10°C16°C18°C22°C21°C17°C12°C8°C5°C
Gotland3°C3°C4°C8°C13°C17°C21°C21°C17°C11°C8°C5°C
Karlstad2°C2°C4°C10°C15°C19°C22°C20°C17°C11°C6°C4°C
Lund3°C3°C6°C11°C16°C19°C22°C22°C18°C13°C8°C5°C
Malmo3°C3°C6°C11°C16°C19°C22°C22°C18°C13°C9°C6°C
Norrkoping1°C2°C5°C11°C17°C20°C24°C22°C18°C11°C6°C3°C
Ostersund-1°C-0°C1°C5°C12°C16°C20°C18°C13°C6°C2°C1°C
Sundsvall-0°C-0°C2°C7°C14°C18°C22°C20°C15°C8°C3°C1°C
Amal1°C1°C4°C10°C15°C19°C22°C20°C16°C10°C6°C3°C
Ängelholm2°C2°C6°C11°C16°C19°C22°C21°C17°C12°C8°C5°C
Arvika-2°C-1°C4°C10°C16°C20°C23°C20°C16°C9°C4°C-0°C
Avesta-2°C-1°C3°C10°C16°C20°C23°C21°C16°C9°C4°C-0°C
Bergkvara2°C2°C5°C10°C15°C19°C22°C21°C18°C12°C8°C4°C
Bjorko1°C1°C3°C8°C13°C17°C21°C20°C16°C10°C6°C3°C
Boden-7°C-6°C-2°C4°C13°C17°C21°C19°C14°C5°C-0°C-3°C
Borås-0°C-0°C5°C11°C16°C18°C21°C20°C16°C10°C6°C2°C
Borgholm3°C2°C5°C9°C14°C18°C21°C21°C17°C12°C8°C5°C
Borlänge-3°C-2°C2°C9°C16°C19°C23°C21°C16°C8°C4°C-1°C
Dalaro1°C1°C3°C8°C13°C17°C21°C20°C16°C10°C7°C3°C

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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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