The best times to visit Kristianstad for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 23rd

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

 

 


Other Kristianstad Travel Info

Weather in Kristianstad

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kristianstad vary greatly. 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 26th 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 Kristianstad, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 75.2°F (24°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.1°F (12.8°C) at night.

Kristianstad Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kristianstad 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.

Kristianstad Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kristianstad Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kristianstad 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 34.8 31 26.9
Feb 34.7 29.7 24.6
Mar 44 35.6 28.9
Apr 54.8 44 35.2
May 62.8 51.8 42.6
Jun 67.2 57.3 48.7
Jul 73.4 63.4 55.1
Aug 70.2 60.8 53.1
Sep 62.1 53.9 47.1
Oct 52.7 46.8 41.4
Nov 44.3 40.6 37
Dec 35.9 31.9 27

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.6 -0.6 -2.8
Feb 1.5 -1.3 -4.1
Mar 6.7 2 -1.7
Apr 12.7 6.7 1.8
May 17.1 11 5.9
Jun 19.6 14.1 9.3
Jul 23 17.4 12.8
Aug 21.2 16 11.7
Sep 16.7 12.2 8.4
Oct 11.5 8.2 5.2
Nov 6.8 4.8 2.8
Dec 2.2 -0.1 -2.8

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kristianstad are March, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late February and early March. For example, on the week of February 26th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Kristianstad? 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 Kristianstad.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kristianstad (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 20% 0 2
Feb 10% 0 0.9
Mar 10% 0 1.3
Apr 15% 0 1.2
May 27% 0 3.3
Jun 33% 0 4.6
Jul 25% 0 3.6
Aug 28% 0 3.5
Sep 34% 0 3.3
Oct 23% 0 2.6
Nov 30% 0 3.1
Dec 31% 0 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 20 0 5.1
Feb 10 0 2.3
Mar 10 0 3.3
Apr 15 0 3
May 27 0 8.4
Jun 33 0 11.7
Jul 25 0 9.1
Aug 28 0 8.9
Sep 34 0 8.4
Oct 23 0 6.6
Nov 30 0 7.9
Dec 31 0 6.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Kristianstad has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (66.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (96.7%).

Wind in Kristianstad is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and December. February’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (7.9 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 12 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 6.1 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.9 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.8 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.3 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 5.8 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.4 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.9 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.9 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 92.3%
Feb 84.2%
Mar 73.3%
Apr 66.8%
May 69.4%
Jun 74%
Jul 75.5%
Aug 81.2%
Sep 86.5%
Oct 90.2%
Nov 96.7%
Dec 94.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kristianstad?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Sweden; 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 Kristianstad, Sweden is May, followed by August 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 Kristianstad in November. 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 63.3 in November means 63.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Kristianstad Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 65.8°F (18.8°C) and 40.2°F (4.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 9 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kristianstad, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 64.9°F (18.3°C) and 37.7°F (3.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 10 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 Kristianstad to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 40.2°F (4.6°C) and 30.6°F (-0.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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