The best times to visit Oppdal for ideal weather are
July 2nd to August 12th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Oppdal Travel Guide
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Weather in Oppdal
Average temperatures in Oppdal 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 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 Oppdal, 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 67.2°F (19.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.4°F (9.7°C) at night.
Oppdal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Oppdal 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.
Oppdal Perceived Temperature (F)
Oppdal Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Oppdal 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 Oppdal are May, April, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late April. For example, on the week of April 23rd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Oppdal? 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 Oppdal 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 Oppdal.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Oppdal (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
Oppdal has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (50.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (63.6%).
Wind in Oppdal is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and April. March’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 11 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 early March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Oppdal.
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||5.4||Light breeze||10.1||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||5.1||Light breeze||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.9||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||5.3||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.2||Light breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||5||Light breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.3||Light breeze||8.3||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||4.1||Light breeze||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.1||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.6||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.7||Light breeze||9.1||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.9||Light breeze||9.8||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Oppdal?
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 Oppdal, 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 Oppdal 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 Oppdal Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 58.7°F (14.8°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 to 5 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Oppdal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 58.5°F (14.7°C) and 32°F (0°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 5 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 Oppdal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.1°F (1.7°C) and 28.2°F (-2.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.