The best times to visit Alesund for ideal weather are
June 4th to September 9th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Alesund Travel Guide
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Weather in Alesund
Average temperatures in Alesund vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 18th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Alesund, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 63.6°F (17.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54°F (12.2°C) at night.
Alesund Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Alesund Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Alesund Perceived Temperature (F)
Alesund Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Alesund Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Alesund are July, June, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.
When can you find snow in Alesund? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to early to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Alesund is often around around January 15th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Alesund.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Alesund (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Alesund has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (60.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (76.4%).
Wind in Alesund is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and March. December’s average wind speed of around 12.3 knots (14.1 MPH or 22.7 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 22 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Alesund.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||11.7||Significant breeze||19.4||Strong breeze|
|Feb||11||Significant breeze||18.3||Strong breeze|
|Mar||11||Significant breeze||19.1||Strong breeze|
|Apr||9.7||Gentle breeze||16.7||Significant breeze|
|May||8.7||Gentle breeze||15.5||Strong breeze|
|Jun||8.9||Gentle breeze||15.1||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.4||Gentle breeze||14.8||Strong breeze|
|Aug||7.7||Gentle breeze||14.1||Significant breeze|
|Sep||9.7||Gentle breeze||16.7||Strong breeze|
|Oct||10.1||Gentle breeze||17.6||Strong breeze|
|Nov||10.9||Gentle breeze||18.5||Strong breeze|
|Dec||12.3||Significant breeze||20.6||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Alesund?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Norway; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Alesund, Norway is May, followed by July and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Alesund in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Alesund Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 57.5°F (14.2°C) and 43.1°F (6.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Alesund, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 60.5°F (15.8°C) and 42.3°F (5.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: approximately 12 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Alesund to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.3°F (6.3°C) and 39.6°F (4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.