The best times to visit Fauske for ideal weather are

January 1st to January 28th

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



Other Fauske Travel Info

Weather in Fauske


Average temperatures in Fauske vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 2nd 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 Fauske, 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 63.9°F (17.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 44.7°F (7.1°C) at night.

Fauske Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Fauske 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.

Fauske Perceived Temperature (F)


Fauske Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Fauske 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 20.3 12.5 2.5
Feb 20.7 12.3 2.3
Mar 27 18.9 8
Apr 35.1 28.1 18.5
May 44.4 37.4 29.5
Jun 55.4 46.7 37.4
Jul 62.2 53.2 44.1
Aug 58.5 49.9 41
Sep 49.4 42 34.6
Oct 37.3 31.9 25.5
Nov 28.1 21.7 13.7
Dec 22.4 15.5 6.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -6.5 -10.8 -16.4
Feb -6.3 -10.9 -16.5
Mar -2.8 -7.3 -13.3
Apr 1.7 -2.2 -7.5
May 6.9 3 -1.4
Jun 13 8.2 3
Jul 16.8 11.8 6.7
Aug 14.7 9.9 5
Sep 9.7 5.6 1.4
Oct 2.9 -0.1 -3.6
Nov -2.2 -5.7 -10.2
Dec -5.3 -9.2 -14.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fauske are May, August, and then January. 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 May. For example, on the week of May 7th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Fauske? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around April, especially close to mid April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Fauske is often around around December 3rd 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 Fauske.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 21% 6 2.1
Feb 25% 5.5 2.6
Mar 35% 10 3.6
Apr 25% 24.3 2.1
May 19% 3 1.7
Jun 30% 1.9 3
Jul 32% 2.6 3.3
Aug 19% 4.5 2.1
Sep 24% 0 2.8
Oct 29% 3.4 3.3
Nov 26% 6.8 3
Dec 32% 5.8 3.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 15.2 5.3
Feb 25 14 6.6
Mar 35 25.4 9.1
Apr 25 61.7 5.3
May 19 7.6 4.3
Jun 30 4.8 7.6
Jul 32 6.6 8.4
Aug 19 11.4 5.3
Sep 24 0 7.1
Oct 29 8.6 8.4
Nov 26 17.3 7.6
Dec 32 14.7 9.1


Humidity and Wind

Fauske has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (61.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (89%).

Wind in Fauske is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (8 MPH or 12.8 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.2 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6.9 Light breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
May 6.3 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.8 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 10.7 Significant breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.4%
Feb 78.8%
Mar 75%
Apr 70.8%
May 66.7%
Jun 61.2%
Jul 69.3%
Aug 74.5%
Sep 79%
Oct 83.8%
Nov 89%
Dec 85%


Is it Safe to Travel to Fauske?

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 Fauske, Norway is August, followed by April and May. 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 Fauske in October. 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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 61.1 in October means 61.1% of the tourists vs. August.



Overall Fauske Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 52.3°F (11.3°C) and 25.5°F (-3.6°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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Fauske, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 52.7°F (11.5°C) and 24.3°F (-4.3°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 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 far too cold this time of year in Fauske to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 25.5°F (-3.6°C) and 18.5°F (-7.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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