Lofoten, Norway Weather and Climate

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in Svolvær (Lofoten)

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 2 ° C 1 ° C 3 ° C 5 ° C 9 ° C 13 ° C 15 ° C 15 ° C 12 ° C 8 ° C 4 ° C 3 ° C
Night temperature -4 ° C -4 ° C -3 ° C -1 ° C 3 ° C 6 ° C 9 ° C 9 ° C 6 ° C 3 ° C -1 ° C -3 ° C
Water temperature 5 ° C 4 ° C 4 ° C 4 ° C 7 ° C 10 ° C 13 ° C 13 ° C 12 ° C 10 ° C 9 ° C 7 ° C
Precipitation in mm 109 86 80 62 54 61 85 91 130 167 116 122
Rainy days 12 11 10 8 6 7 9 9 12 19 13 13
Hours of sunshine 1 2 4 6 7 8 7 6 3 2 1 1
Sunrise 10:35 8:25 6:25 5:10 2:45 0:00 0:00 4:15 6:15 8:05 9:15 0:00
Sunset 13:45 16:10 17:55 20:50 23:10 0:00 0:00 22:00 19:35 17:30 14:20 0:00

Temperatures

The average annual temperature in Svolvær is 4.5 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is August (12.1 ° C), coldest month of February with mean values of -1.6 ° C. The maximum water temperature in Svolvær is 13 ° C. That is hardly suitable for swimming.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 1163 mm on 129 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. There is no rainy season, i.e. months with more than 175 mm of precipitation. Snow is possible in all but June, July, August and September.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 7.5 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year, the sun shines for 3.6 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Lofoten weather in March, April and May

Average daily temperatures between 3 ° C and 9 ° C can be expected over the next three months. In Svolvær, May is still the mildest, while March is noticeably colder..

Do you want to go on a beach holiday? The water temperatures are in March, April and May 4-7 ° C. So the weather is not suitable for swimming.

The expected rainfall is around 10 days in March, around 8 days in April and around 6 days in May.

In the period from March to May , the sun shines on average between 4 and 7 hours a day. Svolvær has the sunniest weather in May, but March is less sunshine.

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