The best times to visit Giske for ideal weather are

June 18th 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.



Other Giske Travel Info

Weather in Giske


Average temperatures in Giske 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 13th 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 Giske, 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.

Giske Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Giske 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.

Giske Perceived Temperature (F)


Giske Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Giske 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 40.6 37.3 33.1
Feb 40.6 37.1 32.9
Mar 43.9 39.5 34.6
Apr 48.1 42.8 37.3
May 53.2 47.9 42.6
Jun 57.1 52.4 47.9
Jul 61.9 57 52.7
Aug 62.7 57.8 53.1
Sep 58.8 54.2 49.4
Oct 52.7 48.1 43
Nov 46.5 42.8 38.4
Dec 42.7 39.1 34.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.8 2.9 0.6
Feb 4.8 2.8 0.5
Mar 6.6 4.2 1.4
Apr 8.9 6 2.9
May 11.8 8.8 5.9
Jun 13.9 11.3 8.8
Jul 16.6 13.9 11.5
Aug 17.1 14.3 11.7
Sep 14.9 12.3 9.7
Oct 11.5 8.9 6.1
Nov 8.1 6 3.6
Dec 5.9 3.9 1.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Giske are June, July, 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 July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Giske? 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 Giske 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 Giske.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 39% 7.4 5.2
Feb 40% 3.6 3.9
Mar 41% 4.6 4.8
Apr 34% 2.2 3.4
May 28% 0 2.8
Jun 26% 0 2.7
Jul 26% 0 2.9
Aug 35% 0 4.7
Sep 43% 0 5.9
Oct 41% 2.1 6.4
Nov 43% 0.5 5.3
Dec 47% 2.3 6.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 39 18.8 13.2
Feb 40 9.1 9.9
Mar 41 11.7 12.2
Apr 34 5.6 8.6
May 28 0 7.1
Jun 26 0 6.9
Jul 26 0 7.4
Aug 35 0 11.9
Sep 43 0 15
Oct 41 5.3 16.3
Nov 43 1.3 13.5
Dec 47 5.8 15.5


Humidity and Wind

Giske 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 Giske 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 Giske.

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 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
Jan 60.2%
Feb 64.3%
Mar 63.2%
Apr 67.2%
May 67.4%
Jun 72.8%
Jul 76.4%
Aug 73.6%
Sep 70.4%
Oct 65.7%
Nov 64.2%
Dec 63.8%


Is it Safe to Travel to Giske?

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 Giske, 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 Giske 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 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 Giske 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 very common with 9 to 13 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 8 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Giske, 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 great amount: approximately 13 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 Giske 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 great amount: 11 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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