The best times to visit Gjerstad for ideal weather are

June 4th 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 Gjerstad Travel Info

Weather in Gjerstad


Average temperatures in Gjerstad vary drastically. 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 21st 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 Gjerstad, 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 73.4°F (23°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.8°F (12.7°C) at night.

Gjerstad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Gjerstad 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.

Gjerstad Perceived Temperature (F)


Gjerstad Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Gjerstad 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 30.6 25.6 19.2
Feb 36.2 28.4 21.1
Mar 45.9 35.3 26.7
Apr 51.4 41.2 31.5
May 61.2 52 42
Jun 67.1 58.2 48.1
Jul 72.3 62.8 52.5
Aug 69 59 50.4
Sep 63.3 53.4 45.5
Oct 50.5 43.7 38.1
Nov 40.9 35.6 30.9
Dec 35.1 29.5 23.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.8 -3.6 -7.1
Feb 2.3 -2 -6.1
Mar 7.7 1.8 -2.9
Apr 10.8 5.1 -0.3
May 16.2 11.1 5.6
Jun 19.5 14.6 8.9
Jul 22.4 17.1 11.4
Aug 20.6 15 10.2
Sep 17.4 11.9 7.5
Oct 10.3 6.5 3.4
Nov 4.9 2 -0.6
Dec 1.7 -1.4 -4.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gjerstad are March, April, and then July. 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 late December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Gjerstad? 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 Gjerstad.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 34% 0 4.8
Feb 21% 0 3
Mar 18% 0 2.4
Apr 19% 0 2.3
May 31% 0 4
Jun 25% 0 3.6
Jul 21% 0 2.5
Aug 36% 0 5.5
Sep 22% 0 4.8
Oct 31% 0 5.7
Nov 37% 0 5.4
Dec 31% 0 4.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 34 0 12.2
Feb 21 0 7.6
Mar 18 0 6.1
Apr 19 0 5.8
May 31 0 10.2
Jun 25 0 9.1
Jul 21 0 6.4
Aug 36 0 14
Sep 22 0 12.2
Oct 31 0 14.5
Nov 37 0 13.7
Dec 31 0 10.7


Humidity and Wind

Gjerstad has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (54.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (85.2%).

Wind in Gjerstad is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by June and May. April’s average wind speed of around 3.6 knots (4.1 MPH or 6.7 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.9 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Feb 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Mar 3 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Apr 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
May 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Jul 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Aug 2.6 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Sep 2.9 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Oct 3.1 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Nov 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Dec 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 81.2%
Feb 77.7%
Mar 62.9%
Apr 54.3%
May 56.3%
Jun 55.4%
Jul 57.6%
Aug 69.3%
Sep 71.7%
Oct 77.6%
Nov 85.2%
Dec 83.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Gjerstad?

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 Gjerstad, 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 Gjerstad 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 Gjerstad Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 40.9°F (4.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 10 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 moderate precipitation with 6 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Gjerstad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 66.1°F (18.9°C) and 37.3°F (2.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 11 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 Gjerstad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 40.9°F (4.9°C) and 25.8°F (-3.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 11 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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