The best times to visit Laerdal for ideal weather are

May 28th to August 26th

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



Other Laerdal Travel Info

Weather in Laerdal


Average temperatures in Laerdal vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Laerdal, 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 66°F (18.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.7°F (10.9°C) at night.

Laerdal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Laerdal 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.

Laerdal Perceived Temperature (F)


Laerdal Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Laerdal 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 28.7 25.7 21.9
Feb 30.3 26.5 22.3
Mar 36.7 32.2 27.3
Apr 43.6 38.2 32.3
May 52.1 46.4 39.4
Jun 60 53.7 46.1
Jul 63.7 57.5 50.9
Aug 61 54.9 48.7
Sep 54.1 48.5 43
Oct 44.4 39.6 34.9
Nov 36.1 32.6 28.9
Dec 30.4 27.2 23.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.8 -3.5 -5.6
Feb -0.9 -3.1 -5.4
Mar 2.6 0.1 -2.6
Apr 6.4 3.4 0.2
May 11.2 8 4.1
Jun 15.6 12.1 7.8
Jul 17.6 14.2 10.5
Aug 16.1 12.7 9.3
Sep 12.3 9.2 6.1
Oct 6.9 4.2 1.6
Nov 2.3 0.3 -1.7
Dec -0.9 -2.7 -4.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Laerdal are February, May, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Laerdal? 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 Laerdal.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 11% 0 1.3
Feb 9% 0 0.7
Mar 13% 0 1.3
Apr 11% 0 1.2
May 10% 0 1.2
Jun 16% 0 2
Jul 23% 0 2.4
Aug 29% 0 2.5
Sep 21% 0 2.1
Oct 17% 0 1.6
Nov 17% 0 1.9
Dec 21% 0 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 11 0 3.3
Feb 9 0 1.8
Mar 13 0 3.3
Apr 11 0 3
May 10 0 3
Jun 16 0 5.1
Jul 23 0 6.1
Aug 29 0 6.4
Sep 21 0 5.3
Oct 17 0 4.1
Nov 17 0 4.8
Dec 21 0 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Laerdal has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (54.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81%).

Wind in Laerdal is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and February. March’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 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 late December where average top sustained speeds reach 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.5 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Feb 5.9 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Apr 5.8 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
May 5.8 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 9.7 Significant breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 10 Significant breeze
Oct 5.6 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Dec 5.8 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.6%
Feb 72.5%
Mar 65.4%
Apr 59.8%
May 55.5%
Jun 54.8%
Jul 65.3%
Aug 69.5%
Sep 72.6%
Oct 72.7%
Nov 77.7%
Dec 81%


Is it Safe to Travel to Laerdal?

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 Laerdal, 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 Laerdal 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 Laerdal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 58.1°F (14.5°C) and 34.6°F (1.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 4 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 most precipitation with 5 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Laerdal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 57.2°F (14°C) and 32.1°F (0.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 Laerdal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 34.6°F (1.4°C) and 27.5°F (-2.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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