The best times to visit Hallingdal for ideal weather are

March 5th to June 17th

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

 

 


Other Hallingdal Travel Info

Weather in Hallingdal

Temperature

Average temperatures in Hallingdal vary greatly. 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 5th 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 Hallingdal, 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 66.2°F (19°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 45.7°F (7.6°C) at night.

Hallingdal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Hallingdal 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.

Hallingdal Perceived Temperature (F)

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Hallingdal Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Hallingdal 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 25 18.4 9.7
Feb 28.2 20.7 11.6
Mar 35.1 27.5 18.6
Apr 41.3 33.7 25.1
May 50.1 41.8 32.9
Jun 59.5 50.1 39.7
Jul 63.9 54.4 44.9
Aug 61 51.6 42.7
Sep 54.5 45.5 37.1
Oct 43.2 35.8 28.8
Nov 33.5 27.6 20.7
Dec 27.4 20.8 12.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -3.9 -7.6 -12.4
Feb -2.1 -6.3 -11.3
Mar 1.7 -2.5 -7.4
Apr 5.2 0.9 -3.8
May 10.1 5.4 0.5
Jun 15.3 10.1 4.3
Jul 17.7 12.4 7.2
Aug 16.1 10.9 5.9
Sep 12.5 7.5 2.8
Oct 6.2 2.1 -1.8
Nov 0.8 -2.4 -6.3
Dec -2.6 -6.2 -10.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hallingdal 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 mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hallingdal (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 28% 24.8 2.6
Feb 17% 33.4 1.5
Mar 15% 27.3 1.3
Apr 16% 16.1 1.3
May 18% 3.7 1.9
Jun 19% 1.6 2.3
Jul 27% 0 3
Aug 28% 0 3.6
Sep 19% 1.2 2.2
Oct 18% 2.4 2
Nov 24% 7.2 3
Dec 25% 12.4 3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 28 63 6.6
Feb 17 84.8 3.8
Mar 15 69.3 3.3
Apr 16 40.9 3.3
May 18 9.4 4.8
Jun 19 4.1 5.8
Jul 27 0 7.6
Aug 28 0 9.1
Sep 19 3 5.6
Oct 18 6.1 5.1
Nov 24 18.3 7.6
Dec 25 31.5 7.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Hallingdal has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (52.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (75%).

Wind in Hallingdal is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 4.8 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.9 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 11.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.6 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.7 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.5 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.9 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.8%
Feb 66.1%
Mar 59.6%
Apr 57.4%
May 55.1%
Jun 52.3%
Jul 62.1%
Aug 66.4%
Sep 66.2%
Oct 69.4%
Nov 75%
Dec 72.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Hallingdal?

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 Hallingdal, 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 Hallingdal 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 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 Hallingdal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 56.9°F (13.8°C) and 32.8°F (0.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Hallingdal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 57.1°F (13.9°C) and 28.3°F (-2.1°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 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 Hallingdal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 32.8°F (0.4°C) and 22.6°F (-5.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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