Sweden Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
DfbHumid continental, no dry season, warm summerCold (continental)9 Jonkoping Orebro Ostergotland Sodermanland Stockholm Uppsala Varmland Vastmanland Vastra Gotaland
CfbMarine west coast, warm summerTemperate6 Blekinge Gotland Halland Kalmar Kronoberg Skane
DfcSubartic, severe winter, no dry season, cool summerCold (continental)6 Dalarna Gavleborg Jamtland Norrbotten Vasterbotten Vasternorrland

Summary: Most regions (9) in Sweden lie in the Humid continental, no dry season, warm summer climate zone (Köppen: Dfb). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 9.65°C (49.37°F) in Skane to a low of 0.91°C (33.64°F) in Norrbotten.

Climate Sweden: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)2.03(35.65)2.45(36.41)6.13(43.03)11.82(53.28)16.74(62.13)20.3(68.54)22.43(72.37)21.6(70.88)17.67(63.81)12.01(53.62)7.37(45.27)4.11(39.4)22.43(72.37)
Average high °C (°F)-1.8(28.76)-0.82(30.52)2.68(36.82)8.52(47.34)14.2(57.56)18.37(65.07)20.86(69.55)19.68(67.42)15.25(59.45)8.9(48.02)3.86(38.95)0.38(32.68)9.17(48.51)
Daily mean °C (°F)-3.1(26.42)-2.37(27.73)0.65(33.17)6.21(43.18)11.91(53.44)16.2(61.16)18.62(65.52)17.26(63.07)12.81(55.06)7.0(44.6)2.61(36.7)-0.77(30.61)7.25(45.05)
Average low °C (°F)-5.36(22.35)-5.16(22.71)-3.03(26.55)1.1(33.98)5.5(41.9)9.57(49.23)11.99(53.58)11.4(52.52)8.42(47.16)4.21(39.58)0.57(33.03)-2.93(26.73)3.02(37.44)
Record low °C (°F)-15.21(4.62)-14.57(5.77)-11.72(10.9)-6.27(20.71)0.45(32.81)6.62(43.92)9.17(48.51)7.09(44.76)3.63(38.53)-1.97(28.45)-7.93(17.73)-11.51(11.28)-15.21(4.62)
Average precipitation mm (inches)62.44(2.46)56.55(2.23)49.26(1.94)45.16(1.78)73.81(2.91)86.43(3.4)94.04(3.7)91.76(3.61)72.02(2.84)79.03(3.11)67.21(2.65)69.77(2.75)70.62(2.78)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)12.6311.7210.119.6713.0313.4114.5814.8911.2612.1612.1913.7212.45
Average relative humidity (%)89.7489.5584.5275.0271.0470.4673.0676.0180.1583.788.2289.1680.89
Mean monthly sunshine hours4.055.338.4912.3814.2816.2715.4113.2210.966.364.793.299.57

Sweden Climate Graph

Sweden

Sweden’s Cities by Temperature

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

Skane
9.65°C | 49.37°F
Halland
9.64°C | 49.35°F
Kalmar
9.37°C | 48.87°F
Blekinge
9.35°C | 48.83°F
Gotland
8.98°C | 48.16°F
Kronoberg
8.72°C | 47.7°F
Ostergotland
8.63°C | 47.53°F
Vastra Gotaland
8.51°C | 47.32°F
Sodermanland
8.35°C | 47.03°F
Stockholm
8.29°C | 46.92°F
Orebro
8.06°C | 46.51°F
Uppsala
8.06°C | 46.51°F
Jonkoping
7.92°C | 46.26°F
Vastmanland
7.87°C | 46.17°F
Varmland
7.1°C | 44.78°F
Gavleborg
6.34°C | 43.41°F
Dalarna
5.33°C | 41.59°F
Vasternorrland
4.87°C | 40.77°F
Jamtland
4.17°C | 39.51°F
Vasterbotten
2.17°C | 35.91°F
Norrbotten
0.91°C | 33.64°F

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