The best times to visit Namsos 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.
Namsos Travel Guide
Other Namsos Travel Info
Weather in Namsos
Average temperatures in Namsos vary drastically. 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 18th 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 Namsos, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 74.2°F (23.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.8°F (12.1°C) at night.
Namsos Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Namsos 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.
Namsos Perceived Temperature (F)
Namsos Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Namsos 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 Namsos are June, March, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid March. For example, on the week of March 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid October with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of October 8th.
When can you find snow in Namsos? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Namsos is often around around November 19th 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 Namsos.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Namsos (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
Namsos has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (59% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (92.3%).
Wind in Namsos is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by February and September. January’s average wind speed of around 7 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 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 mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 18.7 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Namsos.
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||7||Gentle breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.8||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Mar||5.8||Light breeze||9.9||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.6||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.4||Light breeze||8.4||Significant breeze|
|Jun||4.8||Light breeze||7.5||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.6||Light breeze||7.6||Significant breeze|
|Aug||3.7||Barely noticeable||6.6||Light breeze|
|Sep||6.3||Light breeze||9.4||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.1||Light breeze||7.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||4.8||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Namsos?
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 Namsos, Norway is August, followed by April and May. 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 Namsos in October. 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 Namsos Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.4°F (21.9°C) and 35.8°F (2.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 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 6 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Namsos, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 55°F (12.8°C) and 30.5°F (-0.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 9 to 17 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 Namsos to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 37.4°F (3°C) and 24.4°F (-4.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 10 to 16 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.