The best times to visit Central Oslo for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 16th

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

 

 


Other Central Oslo Travel Info

Weather in Central Oslo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Central Oslo vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 29th 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 Central Oslo, 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 73.9°F (23.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.3°F (14.1°C) at night.

Central Oslo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Central Oslo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Central Oslo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Central Oslo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Central Oslo 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 30.8 26.7 22
Feb 33.2 28.1 23.2
Mar 43.1 35.9 29.2
Apr 52.8 44.1 36.1
May 61.7 52.9 44.3
Jun 69 59.9 51.4
Jul 72.3 63.8 56.2
Aug 69.1 60.8 53.9
Sep 62 54 46.8
Oct 50.1 43.9 38.1
Nov 40.5 36.3 31.7
Dec 33.1 29 24

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.7 -2.9 -5.6
Feb 0.7 -2.2 -4.9
Mar 6.2 2.2 -1.6
Apr 11.6 6.7 2.3
May 16.5 11.6 6.8
Jun 20.6 15.5 10.8
Jul 22.4 17.7 13.4
Aug 20.6 16 12.2
Sep 16.7 12.2 8.2
Oct 10.1 6.6 3.4
Nov 4.7 2.4 -0.2
Dec 0.6 -1.7 -4.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Central Oslo are March, April, and then December. 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 February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Central Oslo? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Central Oslo is often around around March 12th 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 Central Oslo.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 19% 6.5 2.2
Feb 17% 10 2.2
Mar 13% 12.5 1.3
Apr 16% 5.4 1.7
May 18% 0 1.9
Jun 22% 0.8 2.9
Jul 27% 0.4 4
Aug 29% 0.5 4.3
Sep 18% 0.4 2.1
Oct 17% 1.2 2.3
Nov 22% 1.6 2.4
Dec 17% 3.4 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 19 16.5 5.6
Feb 17 25.4 5.6
Mar 13 31.8 3.3
Apr 16 13.7 4.3
May 18 0 4.8
Jun 22 2 7.4
Jul 27 1 10.2
Aug 29 1.3 10.9
Sep 18 1 5.3
Oct 17 3 5.8
Nov 22 4.1 6.1
Dec 17 8.6 3.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Central Oslo has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (52.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80.3%).

Wind in Central Oslo is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 11.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 5.1 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.8 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.2 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
May 6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.1 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.1 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.4 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.8 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.3%
Feb 76%
Mar 60.6%
Apr 52.9%
May 52.6%
Jun 52.1%
Jul 61%
Aug 66.2%
Sep 67.4%
Oct 72.8%
Nov 78.2%
Dec 80.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Central Oslo?

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 Central Oslo, 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 Central Oslo 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

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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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 65.1 in February means 65.1% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Central Oslo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 68.4°F (20.2°C) and 38.5°F (3.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 5 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Central Oslo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 65.5°F (18.6°C) and 36.6°F (2.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 far too cold this time of year in Central Oslo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.5°F (3.6°C) and 29.4°F (-1.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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