Best time to visit, weather and climate Sweden

Best time to visit Sweden

The best time to visit Sweden is from may until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Sweden is 21°C in july and the lowest is -1°C in january. The weather and climate of Sweden is suitable for a winter sports.

The average climate figure for Sweden is an 6,9. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


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

Climate North Sweden per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-10°C -9°C -6°C -1°C 5°C 12°C 17°C 15°C 10°C 1°C -4°C -7°C
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Climate Southeast Sweden per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-1°C 0°C 3°C 9°C 15°C 18°C 21°C 20°C 16°C 10°C 5°C 1°C
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Climate South Sweden per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2°C 2°C 5°C 10°C 15°C 18°C 21°C 20°C 17°C 12°C 8°C 4°C
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Climate Central Sweden per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-5°C -5°C -1°C 4°C 12°C 15°C 19°C 17°C 13°C 6°C 0°C -4°C
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Climate Sweden

Click on a region of Sweden to view the climate:

Climate North Sweden

North Sweden has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for North Sweden is 2° degrees and there is about 301 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 149 days a year with an average humidity of 85% and an UV-index of 2.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -10°C -9°C -6°C -1°C 5°C 12°C 17°C 15°C 10°C 1°C -4°C -7°C
Night -16°C -16°C -13°C -8°C -2°C 6°C 9°C 7°C 3°C -3°C -8°C -13°C
Precip 20
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37
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5 4 6 8 11 13 15 13 13 9 5 6
Snow
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19 18 17 16 10 2 0 0 3 12 16 21
Dry
days
7 6 8 6 10 15 16 18 14 10 9 4
Sun hours
per day
1 4 5 6 6 0 6 9 7 5 2 0
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 3
UV-index 1 1 2 1 3 4 4 3 2 2 1 1
Climate data from: Jukkasjärvi

Weather North Sweden january

On average, it is maximum -10° in january in North Sweden and at least around -16° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 19 days in january.

Weather North Sweden february

On average, it is maximum -9° in february in North Sweden and at least around -16° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 18 days in february.

Weather North Sweden march

On average, it is maximum -6° in march in North Sweden and at least around -13° degrees. In march there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 17 days in march.

Weather North Sweden april

On average, it is maximum -1° in april in North Sweden and at least around -8° degrees. In april there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 16 days in april.

Weather North Sweden may

On average, it is maximum 5° in may in North Sweden and at least around -2° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 10 days in may.

Weather North Sweden june

On average, it is maximum 12° in june in North Sweden and at least around 6° degrees. In june there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 2 days in june.

Weather North Sweden july

On average, it is maximum 17° in july in North Sweden and at least around 9° degrees. In july there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden.

Weather North Sweden august

On average, it is maximum 15° in august in North Sweden and at least around 7° degrees. In august there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Sweden.

Weather North Sweden september

On average, it is maximum 10° in september in North Sweden and at least around 3° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 3 days in september.

Weather North Sweden october

On average, it is maximum 1° in october in North Sweden and at least around -3° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 12 days in october.

Weather North Sweden november

On average, it is maximum -4° in november in North Sweden and at least around -8° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 16 days in november.

Weather North Sweden december

On average, it is maximum -7° in december in North Sweden and at least around -13° degrees. In december there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 21 days in december.

Climate Southeast Sweden

Southeast Sweden has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Southeast Sweden is 10° degrees and there is about 289 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 162 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 3.

 
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UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -1°C 0°C 3°C 9°C 15°C 18°C 21°C 20°C 16°C 10°C 5°C 1°C
Night -4°C -4°C -2°C 3°C 7°C 10°C 14°C 13°C 10°C 6°C 2°C -2°C
Water 5°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 11°C 18°C 22°C 22°C 19°C 13°C 9°C 8°C
Precip 21
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Rain
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6 4 10 10 12 14 16 14 11 12 12 8
Snow
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13 13 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 10
Dry
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12 11 11 17 19 16 15 17 19 18 14 13
Sun hours
per day
3 3 5 8 10 13 11 10 8 4 4 2
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 4 3 2 2 2
Climate data from: Stockholm

Weather Southeast Sweden january

On average, it is maximum -1° in january in Southeast Sweden and at least around -4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 5° degrees. In january there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 13 days in january.

Weather Southeast Sweden february

On average, it is maximum 0° in february in Southeast Sweden and at least around -4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 3° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 13 days in february.

Weather Southeast Sweden march

On average, it is maximum 3° in march in Southeast Sweden and at least around -2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 3° degrees. In march there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 10 days in march.

Weather Southeast Sweden april

On average, it is maximum 9° in april in Southeast Sweden and at least around 3° degrees. The sea temperature is around 5° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 3 days in april.

Weather Southeast Sweden may

On average, it is maximum 15° in may in Southeast Sweden and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 11° degrees. In may there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Southeast Sweden june

On average, it is maximum 18° in june in Southeast Sweden and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Southeast Sweden july

On average, it is maximum 21° in july in Southeast Sweden and at least around 14° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Southeast Sweden august

On average, it is maximum 20° in august in Southeast Sweden and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In august there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Southeast Sweden september

On average, it is maximum 16° in september in Southeast Sweden and at least around 10° degrees. The sea temperature is around 19° degrees. In september there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Southeast Sweden october

On average, it is maximum 10° in october in Southeast Sweden and at least around 6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 13° degrees. In october there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 18 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 1 day in october.

Weather Southeast Sweden november

On average, it is maximum 5° in november in Southeast Sweden and at least around 2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In november there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 4 days in november.

Weather Southeast Sweden december

On average, it is maximum 1° in december in Southeast Sweden and at least around -2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 8° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 10 days in december.

Climate South Sweden

South Sweden has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for South Sweden is 11° degrees and there is about 275 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 159 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 3.

 
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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 2°C 2°C 5°C 10°C 15°C 18°C 21°C 20°C 17°C 12°C 8°C 4°C
Night 0°C -1°C 1°C 5°C 9°C 12°C 15°C 15°C 13°C 9°C 5°C 2°C
Water -2°C 6°C 7°C 21°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 20°C 18°C 13°C 10°C 6°C
Precip 21
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9 9 11 12 12 12 15 15 10 14 12 14
Snow
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10 8 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
Dry
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12 11 16 17 19 18 16 16 20 17 16 10
Sun hours
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3 3 5 9 9 9 10 10 8 4 3 3
Wind force
in Bft
4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 1 2 2 3 4 5 5 5 4 3 2 2
Climate data from: Malmö

Weather South Sweden january

On average, it is maximum 2° in january in South Sweden and at least around 0° degrees. The sea temperature is around -2° degrees. In january there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 10 days in january.

Weather South Sweden february

On average, it is maximum 2° in february in South Sweden and at least around -1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 6° degrees. In february there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 8 days in february.

Weather South Sweden march

On average, it is maximum 5° in march in South Sweden and at least around 1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 7° degrees. In march there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 4 days in march.

Weather South Sweden april

On average, it is maximum 10° in april in South Sweden and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 21° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm. The it will be dry 17 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 1 day in april.

Weather South Sweden may

On average, it is maximum 15° in may in South Sweden and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In may there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 21 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Sweden.

Weather South Sweden june

On average, it is maximum 18° in june in South Sweden and at least around 12° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Sweden.

Weather South Sweden july

On average, it is maximum 21° in july in South Sweden and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 24° degrees. In july there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden.

Weather South Sweden august

On average, it is maximum 20° in august in South Sweden and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden.

Weather South Sweden september

On average, it is maximum 17° in september in South Sweden and at least around 13° degrees. The sea temperature is around 18° degrees. In september there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Sweden.

Weather South Sweden october

On average, it is maximum 12° in october in South Sweden and at least around 9° degrees. The sea temperature is around 13° degrees. In october there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Sweden.

Weather South Sweden november

On average, it is maximum 8° in november in South Sweden and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 10° degrees. In november there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 2 days in november.

Weather South Sweden december

On average, it is maximum 4° in december in South Sweden and at least around 2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 6° degrees. In december there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 7 days in december.

Climate Central Sweden

Central Sweden has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Central Sweden is 6° degrees and there is about 298 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 160 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 2.

 
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Rain
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Sun hours
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Wind force
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UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -5°C -5°C -1°C 4°C 12°C 15°C 19°C 17°C 13°C 6°C 0°C -4°C
Night -10°C -10°C -8°C -2°C 4°C 7°C 10°C 8°C 6°C 1°C -3°C -8°C
Precip 19
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Rain
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5 4 7 11 13 14 14 14 13 10 6 7
Snow
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16 15 16 10 3 0 0 0 1 6 11 16
Dry
days
10 9 8 9 15 16 17 17 16 15 13 8
Sun hours
per day
2 4 5 7 11 12 13 9 8 5 4 1
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 2 2 3 4 4 3 3 2 2 1
Climate data from: Östersund

Weather Central Sweden january

On average, it is maximum -5° in january in Central Sweden and at least around -10° degrees. In january there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 16 days in january.

Weather Central Sweden february

On average, it is maximum -5° in february in Central Sweden and at least around -10° degrees. In february there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 16 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 15 days in february.

Weather Central Sweden march

On average, it is maximum -1° in march in Central Sweden and at least around -8° degrees. In march there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 22 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 16 days in march.

Weather Central Sweden april

On average, it is maximum 4° in april in Central Sweden and at least around -2° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 10 days in april.

Weather Central Sweden may

On average, it is maximum 12° in may in Central Sweden and at least around 4° degrees. In may there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 3 days in may.

Weather Central Sweden june

On average, it is maximum 15° in june in Central Sweden and at least around 7° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Central Sweden july

On average, it is maximum 19° in july in Central Sweden and at least around 10° degrees. In july there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Central Sweden august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Central Sweden and at least around 8° degrees. In august there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Sweden.

Weather Central Sweden september

On average, it is maximum 13° in september in Central Sweden and at least around 6° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 1 day in september.

Weather Central Sweden october

On average, it is maximum 6° in october in Central Sweden and at least around 1° degrees. In october there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 6 days in october.

Weather Central Sweden november

On average, it is maximum 0° in november in Central Sweden and at least around -3° degrees. In november there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 11 days in november.

Weather Central Sweden december

On average, it is maximum -4° in december in Central Sweden and at least around -8° degrees. In december there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Sweden and on average, it snows 16 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Sweden

The weather for Stockholm in Sweden will be 1° till -2° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Sweden is based on the weather in Stockholm.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Su
29 Nov
Natte sneeuw 1°C -1°C 0.1 mm 20% 0.1 cm 2m/s 1
Mo
30 Nov
Natte sneeuw 1°C -1°C 0.5 mm 55% 0.3 cm 2m/s 2
Tu
1 Dec
Lichte regen 4°C 3°C 5.6 mm 85% 0 cm 2m/s 1
We
2 Dec
Bewolkt 5°C 3°C 0.5 mm 35% 0 cm 2m/s 1
Th
3 Dec
Bewolkt 4°C 3°C 0.9 mm 45% 0 cm 4m/s 1
Fr
4 Dec
Bewolkt 3°C 2°C 0.4 mm 35% 0.1 cm 4m/s 1
Sa
5 Dec
Bewolkt 4°C 2°C 1.2 mm 55% 0 cm 4m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Snow Wind UV
Su
6 Dec
Natte sneeuw 3°C 2°C 2.3 mm 75% 0.5 cm 2m/s 1
Mo
7 Dec
Natte sneeuw 3°C 2°C 1.1 mm 70% 0.6 cm 2m/s 1
Tu
8 Dec
Bewolkt 2°C 0°C 1.4 mm 60% 0 cm 1m/s 0
We
9 Dec
Lichte sneeuwval 0°C -3°C 0.8 mm 70% 0.9 cm 5m/s 0
Th
10 Dec
Bewolkt -3°C -5°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 2m/s 0
Fr
11 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt -2°C -5°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 4m/s 0
Sa
12 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt -3°C -8°C 0 mm 0% 0 cm 3m/s 0

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Flight tickets to Sweden

You can fly to Sweden at these well-known airports:

  • Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
    Stockholm
  • Stockholm-Bromma Airport
    Stockholm
  • Malmö Sturup Airport
    Malmö
  • Örebro Airport
    Örebro
  • Linköping City Airport
    Linköping
  • Jönköping Airport
    Jönköping
  • Norrköping Airport
    Norrköping
  • Umeå Airport
    Umeå
  • Växjö Kronoberg Airport
    Växjö
  • Halmstad Airport
    Halmstad

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About Sweden

Sweden is in the continental part Europe and the capital is Stockholm. The total surface is 449.964 km² with 3.218 km of coastline and the population consists of 10.151.588 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 7x smaller than India. 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 5.556 km distance from New Delhi. From Indira Gandhi the flight time is about 7 hours40.

Currency Sweden

In Sweden the Swedish krona/kronor is used to pay.

Exchange rate Swedish krona/kronor (SEK) 29 november 2020

1 Swedish krona/kronor = 8,62 Indian rupee
100 Swedish krona/kronor = 861,81 Indian rupee

1 Indian rupee = 0,12 Swedish krona/kronor
100 Indian rupee = 11,60 Swedish krona/kronor

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Time difference Sweden

In Sweden it is now 20:58 o’clock in the evening on saturday 28 november 2020. That is 4,5 hour earlier than in India. The time zone of Sweden is Europe/Stockholm and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Sweden

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