The best times to visit Nordkapp for ideal weather are
May 7th to June 17th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Nordkapp Travel Guide
Other Nordkapp Travel Info
Weather in Nordkapp
Average temperatures in Nordkapp vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 9th 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 Nordkapp, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 54.8°F (12.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 46.5°F (8.1°C) at night.
Nordkapp Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Nordkapp 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.
Nordkapp Perceived Temperature (F)
Nordkapp Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Nordkapp 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 Nordkapp are August, May, 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 early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late October to early November with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.
When can you find snow in Nordkapp? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Nordkapp is often around around February 12th 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 Nordkapp.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Nordkapp (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
Nordkapp has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (68.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (80%).
Wind in Nordkapp is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is March, followed by February and December. March’s average wind speed of around 16.3 knots (18.8 MPH or 30.2 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 27.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Nordkapp.
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||15.2||Significant breeze||24||Very strong breeze|
|Feb||15.5||Significant breeze||24.5||Very strong breeze|
|Mar||16.3||Significant breeze||25.2||Very strong breeze|
|Apr||14||Significant breeze||21.9||Strong breeze|
|May||12.3||Significant breeze||19.1||Very strong breeze|
|Jun||11.7||Significant breeze||17.5||Strong breeze|
|Jul||11||Significant breeze||16.9||Very strong breeze|
|Aug||10.7||Gentle breeze||16.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||12.1||Significant breeze||19.1||Very strong breeze|
|Oct||13.5||Significant breeze||21.1||Strong breeze|
|Nov||14.2||Significant breeze||22.5||Very strong breeze|
|Dec||15.5||Significant breeze||24.7||Very strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Nordkapp?
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 Nordkapp, Norway 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 Nordkapp 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
Overall Nordkapp Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 48.2°F (9°C) and 30.4°F (-0.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are still jacket weather. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Nordkapp, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 51.4°F (10.8°C) and 34.6°F (1.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 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 Nordkapp to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 34.3°F (1.3°C) and 28.2°F (-2.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.