The best times to visit Saltdal for ideal weather are

July 9th to September 16th

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



Other Saltdal Travel Info

Weather in Saltdal


Average temperatures in Saltdal 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 15th 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 Saltdal, 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 69.5°F (20.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48.8°F (9.3°C) at night.

Saltdal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Saltdal Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Saltdal Perceived Temperature (F)


Saltdal Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Saltdal 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 22.6 17.5 11.3
Feb 26.8 21.4 14.3
Mar 33.7 26.1 18.6
Apr 41.4 33.9 26.8
May 50.3 42.5 34.5
Jun 58.7 50.3 41.5
Jul 65.9 56.7 47.9
Aug 63.7 53.9 44.8
Sep 55.5 47.2 40.3
Oct 41.9 36.7 31.4
Nov 32.7 28.2 23.3
Dec 28.1 23.1 17.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -5.2 -8.1 -11.5
Feb -2.9 -5.9 -9.8
Mar 0.9 -3.3 -7.4
Apr 5.2 1.1 -2.9
May 10.2 5.8 1.4
Jun 14.8 10.2 5.3
Jul 18.8 13.7 8.8
Aug 17.6 12.2 7.1
Sep 13.1 8.4 4.6
Oct 5.5 2.6 -0.3
Nov 0.4 -2.1 -4.8
Dec -2.2 -4.9 -8.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saltdal are May, January, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Saltdal? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early May. The best time to ski (if at all) in Saltdal is often around around December 17th 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 Saltdal.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 13% 11.6 1.1
Feb 20% 13.8 2.1
Mar 22% 12.4 3.1
Apr 25% 8.3 2.5
May 8% 0.4 0.7
Jun 23% 0 2.1
Jul 23% 0 2.3
Aug 18% 0 1.6
Sep 20% 0 2.3
Oct 25% 3.1 2.6
Nov 28% 5.1 4.3
Dec 28% 11.2 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 13 29.5 2.8
Feb 20 35.1 5.3
Mar 22 31.5 7.9
Apr 25 21.1 6.4
May 8 1 1.8
Jun 23 0 5.3
Jul 23 0 5.8
Aug 18 0 4.1
Sep 20 0 5.8
Oct 25 7.9 6.6
Nov 28 13 10.9
Dec 28 28.4 9.9


Humidity and Wind

Saltdal has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (54% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (76.4%).

Wind in Saltdal is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 4.9 knots (5.7 MPH or 9.1 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.4 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 8.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.9 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.7 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.3 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.5 Barely noticeable 6.7 Light breeze
Sep 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.3 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.5%
Feb 68.9%
Mar 63.8%
Apr 57.8%
May 54.6%
Jun 54%
Jul 63.2%
Aug 66.8%
Sep 72.9%
Oct 73.6%
Nov 76.4%
Dec 76.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Saltdal?

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 Saltdal, 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 Saltdal 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

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 Saltdal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 58.4°F (14.7°C) and 31.4°F (-0.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 2 to 8 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Saltdal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 58.3°F (14.6°C) and 30.3°F (-0.9°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Saltdal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 31.4°F (-0.3°C) and 18.6°F (-7.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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