The best times to visit Fredrikstad for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 30th

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



Other Fredrikstad Travel Info

Weather in Fredrikstad


Average temperatures in Fredrikstad 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 36th 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 Fredrikstad, 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 68.7°F (20.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.7°F (15.9°C) at night.

Fredrikstad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Fredrikstad 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.

Fredrikstad Perceived Temperature (F)


Fredrikstad Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Fredrikstad 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 34.5 31 26.9
Feb 34.2 30.8 27
Mar 41.2 36.7 32.4
Apr 49 43.8 38.8
May 57.1 52.1 46.8
Jun 63.8 59.2 54.3
Jul 67.5 63.6 59.6
Aug 66.5 62.5 58
Sep 60.7 56.7 52.2
Oct 51.7 47.9 43.6
Nov 43.9 40.6 36.7
Dec 37.3 33.8 29.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.4 -0.6 -2.8
Feb 1.2 -0.7 -2.8
Mar 5.1 2.6 0.2
Apr 9.4 6.6 3.8
May 13.9 11.2 8.2
Jun 17.7 15.1 12.4
Jul 19.7 17.6 15.3
Aug 19.2 16.9 14.4
Sep 15.9 13.7 11.2
Oct 10.9 8.8 6.4
Nov 6.6 4.8 2.6
Dec 2.9 1 -1.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Fredrikstad are March, April, and then February. 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 March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Fredrikstad? 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 Fredrikstad.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 1.6
Feb 12% 0 1.1
Mar 6% 0 0.7
Apr 11% 0 1.7
May 16% 0 1.8
Jun 16% 0 1.9
Jul 16% 0 2
Aug 27% 0 4.5
Sep 18% 0 2.1
Oct 21% 0 3.3
Nov 17% 0 2
Dec 15% 0 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 4.1
Feb 12 0 2.8
Mar 6 0 1.8
Apr 11 0 4.3
May 16 0 4.6
Jun 16 0 4.8
Jul 16 0 5.1
Aug 27 0 11.4
Sep 18 0 5.3
Oct 21 0 8.4
Nov 17 0 5.1
Dec 15 0 5.6


Humidity and Wind

Fredrikstad has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (65.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (80.5%).

Wind in Fredrikstad is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by November and October. December’s average wind speed of around 13.5 knots (15.5 MPH or 25 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 late October where average top sustained speeds reach 22.1 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 13.1 Significant breeze 20 Strong breeze
Feb 11.7 Significant breeze 17.7 Strong breeze
Mar 11.3 Significant breeze 17.6 Strong breeze
Apr 10.6 Gentle breeze 17 Strong breeze
May 11.3 Significant breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Jun 11 Significant breeze 17.2 Strong breeze
Jul 11.5 Significant breeze 17.9 Strong breeze
Aug 11.7 Significant breeze 18.1 Strong breeze
Sep 12.8 Significant breeze 19 Strong breeze
Oct 13.2 Significant breeze 19.6 Strong breeze
Nov 13.4 Significant breeze 20.2 Strong breeze
Dec 13.5 Significant breeze 20.4 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.3%
Feb 74.1%
Mar 70.1%
Apr 66.8%
May 66.5%
Jun 65.5%
Jul 70.7%
Aug 70.5%
Sep 71.3%
Oct 73%
Nov 77%
Dec 80.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Fredrikstad?

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 Fredrikstad, 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 Fredrikstad 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

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 65.1 in February means 65.1% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Fredrikstad Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63.6°F (17.6°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 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 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Fredrikstad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 63.5°F (17.5°C) and 40.2°F (4.6°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 Fredrikstad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.9°F (3.8°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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