The best times to visit Sauda for ideal weather are

May 28th to September 30th

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



Other Sauda Travel Info

Weather in Sauda


Average temperatures in Sauda vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 20th 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 Sauda, 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 68.9°F (20.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.5°F (13.6°C) at night.

Sauda Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Sauda 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.

Sauda Perceived Temperature (F)


Sauda Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Sauda 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 38.6 35.3 31.4
Feb 39.6 35.5 31.5
Mar 44.1 39.2 34.6
Apr 50.8 44.7 38.9
May 57.5 51.1 44.7
Jun 62.2 55.8 49.5
Jul 67 60.6 54.9
Aug 66.1 59.9 54.1
Sep 60.9 55.3 50.1
Oct 53.3 48.4 43.5
Nov 46.4 42.6 38.3
Dec 41.4 37.9 33.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 3.7 1.8 -0.3
Feb 4.2 1.9 -0.3
Mar 6.7 4 1.4
Apr 10.4 7.1 3.8
May 14.2 10.6 7.1
Jun 16.8 13.2 9.7
Jul 19.4 15.9 12.7
Aug 18.9 15.5 12.3
Sep 16.1 12.9 10.1
Oct 11.8 9.1 6.4
Nov 8 5.9 3.5
Dec 5.2 3.3 0.9



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Sauda are June, May, 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 June. For example, on the week of June 4th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid January with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of January 8th.

When can you find snow in Sauda? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid to late November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Sauda 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 Sauda.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 48% 5.9 11.1
Feb 44% 8.2 7.7
Mar 44% 4.3 7.4
Apr 34% 1.3 5.1
May 27% 1.6 4.2
Jun 22% 0 3.4
Jul 36% 0 4.8
Aug 38% 0 6.3
Sep 42% 0 8.9
Oct 47% 1 10.9
Nov 49% 4.2 11.3
Dec 46% 4.7 12.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 48 15 28.2
Feb 44 20.8 19.6
Mar 44 10.9 18.8
Apr 34 3.3 13
May 27 4.1 10.7
Jun 22 0 8.6
Jul 36 0 12.2
Aug 38 0 16
Sep 42 0 22.6
Oct 47 2.5 27.7
Nov 49 10.7 28.7
Dec 46 11.9 31.2


Humidity and Wind

Sauda has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is May (61.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70.3%).

Wind in Sauda is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 6.5 knots (7.5 MPH or 12 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 12.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.2 Light breeze 11.4 Significant breeze
Feb 5.4 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.3 Light breeze 9.9 Significant breeze
Apr 5 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 9.8 Significant breeze
Jun 5.2 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 8.5 Significant breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.8 Light breeze 9.2 Significant breeze
Oct 5.5 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.7 Light breeze 10.3 Significant breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.9%
Feb 67.4%
Mar 64.4%
Apr 61.8%
May 61.5%
Jun 65.6%
Jul 69.8%
Aug 68%
Sep 69.9%
Oct 66.6%
Nov 67.7%
Dec 70.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Sauda?

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 Sauda, Norway is May, followed by July and January. 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 Sauda in February. 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 65.1 in February means 65.1% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Sauda Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 62.2°F (16.8°C) and 42.3°F (5.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 14 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 7 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Sauda, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 63.2°F (17.3°C) and 42.5°F (5.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a great amount: 12 to 15 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 too cold this time of year in Sauda to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42.3°F (5.7°C) and 37.2°F (2.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 12 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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