The best times to visit Oskarshamn for ideal weather are
May 14th 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.
Oskarshamn Travel Guide
Other Oskarshamn Travel Info
Weather in Oskarshamn
Average temperatures in Oskarshamn vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Oskarshamn, the hottest months are June, August, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 82.5°F (28.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.6°F (14.8°C) at night.
Oskarshamn Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Oskarshamn 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.
Oskarshamn Perceived Temperature (F)
Oskarshamn Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Oskarshamn 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 Oskarshamn are October, March, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid March. For example, on the week of March 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early July with an average of 6 days of significant precipitation the week of July 2nd.
When can you find snow in Oskarshamn? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Oskarshamn is often around around February 26th 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 Oskarshamn.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Oskarshamn (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
Oskarshamn has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (47.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (90.5%).
Wind in Oskarshamn is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by September and February. January’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.9 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 to mid January where average top sustained speeds reach 12.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Oskarshamn.
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||5.3||Light breeze||9.5||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.8||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.7||Barely noticeable||6.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.8||Light breeze|
|May||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.9||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.3||Barely noticeable||6.7||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.8||Barely noticeable||5.9||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Sep||4||Light breeze||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||2||Barely noticeable||4.1||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.8||Barely noticeable||5.3||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||3.4||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Oskarshamn?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Sweden; 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 Oskarshamn, Sweden is August, followed by May and June. 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 Oskarshamn 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 Oskarshamn Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.4°F (22.4°C) and 36.9°F (2.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Oskarshamn, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 62.7°F (17.1°C) and 34.4°F (1.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 8 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 far too cold this time of year in Oskarshamn to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 43.5°F (6.4°C) and 28.5°F (-1.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.