The best times to visit Molde for ideal weather are
June 18th to September 9th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Molde Travel Guide
Other Molde Travel Info
Weather in Molde
Average temperatures in Molde vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th 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 Molde, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid to late August where highs are regularly around 61.9°F (16.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.8°F (12.7°C) at night.
Molde Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Molde Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Molde Perceived Temperature (F)
Molde Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Molde 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Molde are May, July, and then June. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid May. For example, on the week of May 14th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.
When can you find snow in Molde? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to mid October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Molde is often around around October 15th 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 Molde.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Molde (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Molde has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (64.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (80.8%).
Wind in Molde is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by March and November. December’s average wind speed of around 18.5 knots (21.3 MPH or 34.3 KPH) is considered “a fresh 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 29.8 knots, which is considered high wind or moderate gale winds.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Molde.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||16.6||Significant breeze||25.7||Very strong breeze|
|Feb||16.1||Significant breeze||24.7||Very strong breeze|
|Mar||17.1||Strong breeze||26.6||Very strong breeze|
|Apr||14.3||Significant breeze||22.9||Very strong breeze|
|May||12.3||Significant breeze||20.2||Very strong breeze|
|Jun||12.3||Significant breeze||19.5||Strong breeze|
|Jul||11.6||Significant breeze||19.2||Very strong breeze|
|Aug||11.4||Significant breeze||19||Strong breeze|
|Sep||15.2||Significant breeze||23.5||Very strong breeze|
|Oct||15.2||Significant breeze||24.3||Very strong breeze|
|Nov||16.7||Significant breeze||25.7||Very strong breeze|
|Dec||18.5||Strong breeze||28.4||Moderate gale winds|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Molde?
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 Molde, 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 Molde 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
Overall Molde Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 54.6°F (12.6°C) and 42°F (5.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Molde, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 59°F (15°C) and 42.7°F (5.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a good amount: 9 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 too cold this time of year in Molde to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.4°F (6.3°C) and 39.6°F (4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 12 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.