The best times to visit Ostersund for ideal weather are

June 18th to August 19th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Ostersund Travel Info

Weather in Ostersund

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ostersund vary drastically. 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 21st 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 Ostersund, 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 70.4°F (21.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 49.2°F (9.6°C) at night.

Ostersund Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ostersund 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.

Ostersund Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ostersund Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ostersund 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 25.1 17.6 7.4
Feb 25.8 17.6 7
Mar 35.6 26.7 15.5
Apr 46 36 25.4
May 55.6 45.4 34.7
Jun 62.8 53 42.3
Jul 67.9 58 47.8
Aug 64.1 54.8 45.1
Sep 55.5 46.6 37.1
Oct 44.5 37.3 29.4
Nov 34.4 29 22
Dec 25.7 18.2 8.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -3.8 -8 -13.7
Feb -3.4 -8 -13.9
Mar 2 -2.9 -9.2
Apr 7.8 2.2 -3.7
May 13.1 7.4 1.5
Jun 17.1 11.7 5.7
Jul 19.9 14.4 8.8
Aug 17.8 12.7 7.3
Sep 13.1 8.1 2.8
Oct 6.9 2.9 -1.4
Nov 1.3 -1.7 -5.6
Dec -3.5 -7.7 -13

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ostersund are March, April, and then February. 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 to mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

When can you find snow in Ostersund? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Ostersund.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ostersund (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 15% 0 1.4
Feb 11% 0 1
Mar 6% 0 0.6
Apr 9% 0 0.7
May 23% 0 2.1
Jun 25% 0 2.8
Jul 27% 0 3.3
Aug 28% 0 3.1
Sep 20% 0 2.3
Oct 16% 0 1.5
Nov 15% 0 1.3
Dec 15% 0 1.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 3.6
Feb 11 0 2.5
Mar 6 0 1.5
Apr 9 0 1.8
May 23 0 5.3
Jun 25 0 7.1
Jul 27 0 8.4
Aug 28 0 7.9
Sep 20 0 5.8
Oct 16 0 3.8
Nov 15 0 3.3
Dec 15 0 4.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Ostersund has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (61.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (87.1%).

Wind in Ostersund is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by March and October. May’s average wind speed of around 5.3 knots (6.1 MPH or 9.7 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 late October where average top sustained speeds reach 10.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ostersund.

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Wind

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

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 4.3 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.4 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.3 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
May 5.3 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 5 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.7 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.2 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.6 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.4%
Feb 76.9%
Mar 67%
Apr 62.2%
May 61.1%
Jun 61.5%
Jul 69.1%
Aug 75.1%
Sep 78.3%
Oct 80.9%
Nov 87.1%
Dec 83.1%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ostersund?

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 Ostersund, Sweden is May, followed by September and July. 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 Ostersund in March. 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 66.3 in March means 66.3% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Ostersund Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.6°F (16.4°C) and 32.5°F (0.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ostersund, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 58.8°F (14.9°C) and 28.6°F (-1.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Ostersund to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 32.5°F (0.3°C) and 21.5°F (-5.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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