The best times to visit Bergen for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 23rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Bergen Travel Info

Weather in Bergen


Average temperatures in Bergen vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Bergen, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 72.5°F (22.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57°F (13.9°C) at night.

Bergen Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Bergen Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Bergen Perceived Temperature (F)


Bergen Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Bergen 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 42.5 38.5 33.8
Feb 42.8 38 33.1
Mar 49.3 42.3 35.8
Apr 58 48.7 39.7
May 62.5 54.1 45.8
Jun 67 59 51
Jul 71.3 63.3 55.7
Aug 70.7 62.6 55.1
Sep 65 57.3 50
Oct 57.8 51.6 45.5
Nov 50 45.6 40.9
Dec 43.8 40 35.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.8 3.6 1
Feb 6 3.3 0.6
Mar 9.6 5.7 2.1
Apr 14.4 9.3 4.3
May 16.9 12.3 7.7
Jun 19.4 15 10.6
Jul 21.8 17.4 13.2
Aug 21.5 17 12.8
Sep 18.3 14.1 10
Oct 14.3 10.9 7.5
Nov 10 7.6 4.9
Dec 6.6 4.4 1.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Bergen are April, March, 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 mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Bergen? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Bergen.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Bergen (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 33% 0 3.3
Feb 23% 0 1.9
Mar 18% 0 1.8
Apr 12% 0 1
May 20% 0 2.2
Jun 22% 0 2.3
Jul 27% 0 3.5
Aug 30% 0 4
Sep 27% 0 2.8
Oct 28% 0 3.1
Nov 31% 0 3.1
Dec 35% 0 3.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 33 0 8.4
Feb 23 0 4.8
Mar 18 0 4.6
Apr 12 0 2.5
May 20 0 5.6
Jun 22 0 5.8
Jul 27 0 8.9
Aug 30 0 10.2
Sep 27 0 7.1
Oct 28 0 7.9
Nov 31 0 7.9
Dec 35 0 9.4


Humidity and Wind

Bergen has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (72.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (86.4%).

Wind in Bergen is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and March. January’s average wind speed of around 11.7 knots (13.5 MPH or 21.7 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 to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 18.8 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Bergen.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 17.3 Strong breeze
Feb 10.4 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Mar 10.4 Gentle breeze 16 Strong breeze
Apr 8.8 Gentle breeze 14.1 Significant breeze
May 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.6 Strong breeze
Jun 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Jul 8.5 Gentle breeze 14 Strong breeze
Aug 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 13.4 Strong breeze
Oct 8.7 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Nov 10 Gentle breeze 15.6 Strong breeze
Dec 11.3 Significant breeze 16.6 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 85.1%
Feb 84.1%
Mar 77.7%
Apr 72.8%
May 72.5%
Jun 75.2%
Jul 75.4%
Aug 77.4%
Sep 81.3%
Oct 82.9%
Nov 86.4%
Dec 85.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Bergen?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for the Netherlands; exercise a high degree of caution. 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 Bergen, the Netherlands is August, followed by July and April. 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 Bergen in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 78.8 in November means 78.8% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Bergen Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.4°F (18.6°C) and 46.1°F (7.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Bergen, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 67.2°F (19.6°C) and 45.1°F (7.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Bergen to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46.1°F (7.8°C) and 40.6°F (4.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 11 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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