The best times to visit Lulea for ideal weather are

June 18th to September 2nd

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



Other Lulea Travel Info

Weather in Lulea


Average temperatures in Lulea vary drastically. 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 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 Lulea, 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 71.7°F (22.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.3°F (12.9°C) at night.

Lulea Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Lulea 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.

Lulea Perceived Temperature (F)


Lulea Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Lulea 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 24.2 16.9 8.2
Feb 23 15.6 6.5
Mar 33.7 26.2 16.6
Apr 42.8 35.6 26.9
May 54.6 46.7 37.4
Jun 62.8 55.7 47.4
Jul 68.7 62 53.8
Aug 65.2 58.8 50.9
Sep 56.6 50.4 42.4
Oct 44.3 38.6 31.4
Nov 34.6 29.1 21.8
Dec 29 22.6 14.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -4.3 -8.4 -13.2
Feb -5 -9.1 -14.2
Mar 0.9 -3.2 -8.6
Apr 6 2 -2.8
May 12.6 8.2 3
Jun 17.1 13.2 8.6
Jul 20.4 16.7 12.1
Aug 18.4 14.9 10.5
Sep 13.7 10.2 5.8
Oct 6.8 3.7 -0.3
Nov 1.4 -1.6 -5.7
Dec -1.7 -5.2 -9.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lulea are March, April, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January and early February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of January 29th.

When can you find snow in Lulea? 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 Lulea is often around around February 26th 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 Lulea.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 27% 13.4 2.5
Feb 27% 21.7 2
Mar 8% 21.1 1
Apr 11% 14.7 1.3
May 17% 2.4 2.1
Jun 23% 0 3.5
Jul 19% 0 2.4
Aug 16% 0 2.5
Sep 21% 0 2.9
Oct 20% 0.5 2.1
Nov 13% 2.6 1.6
Dec 28% 4.9 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 27 34 6.4
Feb 27 55.1 5.1
Mar 8 53.6 2.5
Apr 11 37.3 3.3
May 17 6.1 5.3
Jun 23 0 8.9
Jul 19 0 6.1
Aug 16 0 6.4
Sep 21 0 7.4
Oct 20 1.3 5.3
Nov 13 6.6 4.1
Dec 28 12.4 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Lulea has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (60% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (86.8%).

Wind in Lulea is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by September and April. March’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle 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 14.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.2 Light breeze 11 Significant breeze
Feb 6.3 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Mar 7.1 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jun 6.9 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Jul 6.5 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Aug 6.2 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Sep 6.9 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Oct 6.8 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 6 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Dec 6.6 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.7%
Feb 80.2%
Mar 70.3%
Apr 63.6%
May 60.1%
Jun 60%
Jul 68.6%
Aug 73.8%
Sep 76.8%
Oct 79.9%
Nov 86.8%
Dec 84%


Is it Safe to Travel to Lulea?

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 Lulea, Sweden is July, followed by June 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 Lulea in December. 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 50.7 in December means 50.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Lulea Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.9°F (16.6°C) and 30.1°F (-1.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 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 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Lulea, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 60.2°F (15.7°C) and 31.1°F (-0.5°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 Lulea to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 30.7°F (-0.7°C) and 20.3°F (-6.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 8 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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