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.

 

 


Other Oppdal Travel Info

Weather in Oppdal

Temperature

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)

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Oppdal Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Oppdal Perceived Temperature (F)

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Oppdal Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 29.8 24.8 18.9
Feb 31.2 26 20.4
Mar 37.3 30.9 24.3
Apr 44.4 37.5 29.6
May 52.4 45.3 36.7
Jun 58.4 50.7 41.8
Jul 64.5 56.6 48.3
Aug 61.9 54.3 46.7
Sep 56 48.4 40.8
Oct 46.1 39.6 33.2
Nov 37 32.1 26.3
Dec 32.1 26.7 20.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -1.2 -4 -7.3
Feb -0.4 -3.3 -6.4
Mar 2.9 -0.6 -4.3
Apr 6.9 3.1 -1.3
May 11.3 7.4 2.6
Jun 14.7 10.4 5.4
Jul 18.1 13.7 9.1
Aug 16.6 12.4 8.2
Sep 13.3 9.1 4.9
Oct 7.8 4.2 0.7
Nov 2.8 0.1 -3.2
Dec 0.1 -2.9 -6.4

 


 

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.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 14.5 2.5
Feb 17% 19.7 1.6
Mar 17% 19.4 1.9
Apr 10% 12.9 1
May 9% 0.7 1.1
Jun 22% 0.6 2.7
Jul 26% 0 3.5
Aug 28% 0 3
Sep 14% 1.8 1.6
Oct 10% 3.2 1.3
Nov 17% 7.5 2.1
Dec 19% 10 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 36.8 6.4
Feb 17 50 4.1
Mar 17 49.3 4.8
Apr 10 32.8 2.5
May 9 1.8 2.8
Jun 22 1.5 6.9
Jul 26 0 8.9
Aug 28 0 7.6
Sep 14 4.6 4.1
Oct 10 8.1 3.3
Nov 17 19.1 5.3
Dec 19 25.4 7.9

 

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.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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
Jan 58.5%
Feb 59%
Mar 54.4%
Apr 51.6%
May 50.5%
Jun 58.3%
Jul 62.3%
Aug 63.6%
Sep 60.7%
Oct 58.8%
Nov 62%
Dec 60.7%

 

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

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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 61.1 in October means 61.1% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

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.

 

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