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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Oslo, Norway. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Oslo weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Oslo are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Oslo January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-2°C 54mm 1.4hrs 8.6hrs 5°C

Cold and reasonably dry weather often prevails in Oslo during the month of January

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oslo for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Oslo and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -2°C (28°F), whilst at night -8°C (18°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Oslo with around 54mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Oslo February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-1°C 41mm 2.8hrs 10.7hrs 4°C

February in Oslo is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oslo for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

February is in the winter in Oslo and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -1°C (30°F), whilst at night -9°C (17°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Oslo with around 41mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in February »

March

Oslo March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
3°C 51mm 4.3hrs 13.1hrs 4°C

The weather in March in Oslo is characteristically cold and reasonably dry.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Oslo.

March is in the spring in Oslo and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 4°C (38°F), whilst at night -5°C (23°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Oslo with around 51mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Oslo April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 45mm 6.3hrs 16hrs 6°C

Oslo's weather in April is typically cool and reasonably dry in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Oslo.

April is in the spring in Oslo and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 8°C (47°F), whilst at night -1°C (31°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Oslo with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 13 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in April »

May

Oslo May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
14°C 56mm 7.9hrs 19.2hrs 10°C

May is a reasonably dry month in Oslo and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Oslo, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Oslo and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (60°F), whilst at night 5°C (41°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Oslo with around 56mm 2.2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in May »

June

Oslo June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 69mm 9.6hrs 8.6hrs 15°C

June in Oslo is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Oslo, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

June is in the summer in Oslo and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Oslo with around 69mm 2.7 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in June »

July

Oslo July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
19°C 83mm 9.1hrs 10.7hrs 17°C

July in Oslo is generally a little damp with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Oslo, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

July is in the summer in Oslo and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 21°C (70°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Oslo with around 83mm 3.3 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in July »

August

Oslo August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
18°C 91mm 7.6hrs 13.1hrs 18°C

The weather in August in Oslo is characteristically mild and a little damp.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Oslo, with some very good weather at this time of year.

August is in the summer in Oslo and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 10°C (49°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Oslo with around 91mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in August »

September

Oslo September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
13°C 94mm 5.2hrs 16hrs 15°C

Oslo's weather in September is typically mild and a little damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of reasonably acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Oslo.

September is in the fall / autumn in Oslo and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (58°F), whilst at night 7°C (44°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Oslo with around 94mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in September »

October

Oslo October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
8°C 92mm 3.2hrs 19.2hrs 12°C

October is a a little damp month in Oslo and the temperature is generally cool.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oslo for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Oslo and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (49°F), whilst at night 3°C (37°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Oslo with around 92mm 3.6 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in October »

November

Oslo November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
3°C 80mm 2hrs 8.6hrs 9°C

The climate in Oslo during November can be summarized as cool and reasonably dry.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oslo for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

November is in the fall / autumn in Oslo and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 3°C (37°F), whilst at night -3°C (27°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Oslo with around 80mm 3.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in November »

December

Oslo December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
-0°C 60mm 1.3hrs 10.7hrs 6°C

December in Oslo is generally reasonably dry with the temperature being cold.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Oslo for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

December is in the winter in Oslo and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -0°C (32°F), whilst at night -7°C (19°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Oslo with around 60mm 2.4 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Oslo weather in December »

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Oslo weather statistics
Hottest month: July 20.6°C 69.1°F
Driest month: February 41mm 1.6ins
Sunniest month: June 9.6hrs
Coldest month: January -2.1°C 28.2°F
Wettest month: September 94mm 3.7ins
Warmest sea: August 17.6°C 63.7°F
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