Norway Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
DfcSubartic, severe winter, no dry season, cool summerCold (continental)11 Buskerud Finnmark Hedmark Møre og Romsdal Nordland Oppland Sogn og Fjordane Telemark Troms Trøndelag Vest-Agder
CfbMarine west coast, warm summerTemperate4 Aust-Agder Hordaland Rogaland Vestfold
DfbHumid continental, no dry season, warm summerCold (continental)3 Akershus Oslo Østfold

Summary: Most regions (11) in Norway lie in the Subartic, severe winter, no dry season, cool summer climate zone (Köppen: Dfc). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 8.77°C (47.79°F) in Aust-Agder to a low of 1.45°C (34.61°F) in Finnmark.

Climate Norway: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)2.15(35.87)2.01(35.62)4.37(39.87)9.35(48.83)14.24(57.63)18.38(65.08)20.63(69.13)18.86(65.95)15.5(59.9)10.8(51.44)6.86(44.35)4.16(39.49)20.63(69.13)
Average high °C (°F)-2.92(26.74)-1.93(28.53)0.95(33.71)5.42(41.76)10.78(51.4)15.21(59.38)17.73(63.91)16.68(62.02)13.01(55.42)7.1(44.78)1.97(35.55)-1.16(29.91)6.9(44.42)
Daily mean °C (°F)-4.58(23.76)-3.9(24.98)-1.17(29.89)3.5(38.3)8.97(48.15)13.38(56.08)15.81(60.46)14.57(58.23)10.68(51.22)5.19(41.34)0.53(32.95)-2.59(27.34)5.03(41.05)
Average low °C (°F)-7.45(18.59)-7.34(18.79)-5.33(22.41)-1.19(29.86)3.46(38.23)7.64(45.75)9.71(49.48)9.07(48.33)6.49(43.68)2.29(36.12)-1.81(28.74)-5.07(22.87)0.87(33.57)
Record low °C (°F)-16.55(2.21)-15.4(4.28)-13.53(7.65)-8.86(16.05)-2.61(27.3)3.5(38.3)4.98(40.96)3.66(38.59)1.02(33.84)-3.36(25.95)-9.45(14.99)-13.95(6.89)-16.55(2.21)
Average precipitation mm (inches)150.35(5.92)132.45(5.21)139.38(5.49)98.82(3.89)117.14(4.61)129.15(5.08)135.18(5.32)159.6(6.28)161.33(6.35)184.42(7.26)165.7(6.52)183.46(7.22)146.41(5.76)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)14.9513.8614.5512.7615.2115.6617.1217.6414.5815.414.9916.3315.25
Average relative humidity (%)87.0687.9186.7281.0675.9374.0376.2278.9980.9782.1384.8986.4781.87
Mean monthly sunshine hours3.575.568.4312.2914.0814.6114.613.3910.576.324.622.799.24

Norway Climate Graph

Norway

Norway’s Cities by Temperature

Norway’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Aust-Agder
8.77°C | 47.79°F
Vestfold
8.47°C | 47.25°F
Østfold
8.07°C | 46.53°F
Rogaland
7.21°C | 44.98°F
Møre og Romsdal
6.17°C | 43.11°F
Oslo
6.09°C | 42.96°F
Akershus
6.05°C | 42.89°F
Trøndelag
5.63°C | 42.13°F
Vest-Agder
5.56°C | 42.01°F
Telemark
5.24°C | 41.43°F
Nordland
4.77°C | 40.59°F
Hordaland
4.41°C | 39.94°F
Sogn og Fjordane
4.12°C | 39.42°F
Hedmark
3.53°C | 38.35°F
Oppland
2.02°C | 35.64°F
Buskerud
1.58°C | 34.84°F
Troms
1.48°C | 34.66°F
Finnmark
1.45°C | 34.61°F

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