The best times to visit Stockholm Archipelago for ideal weather are
June 4th 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.
Stockholm Archipelago Travel Guide
Other Stockholm Archipelago Travel Info
Weather in Stockholm Archipelago
Average temperatures in Stockholm Archipelago vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half 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 Stockholm Archipelago, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 70°F (21.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61.7°F (16.5°C) at night.
Stockholm Archipelago Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Stockholm Archipelago 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.
Stockholm Archipelago Perceived Temperature (F)
Stockholm Archipelago Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Stockholm Archipelago 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 Stockholm Archipelago are May, April, and then March. 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 February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.
When can you find snow in Stockholm Archipelago? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Stockholm Archipelago is often around around December 3rd 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 Stockholm Archipelago.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Stockholm Archipelago (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
Stockholm Archipelago has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is June (75% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84%).
Wind in Stockholm Archipelago is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 19.1 knots (21.9 MPH or 35.3 KPH) is considered “a fresh breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late November to early December where average top sustained speeds reach 26.9 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Stockholm Archipelago.
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||19||Strong breeze||24.4||Very strong breeze|
|Feb||16.2||Significant breeze||21.2||Strong breeze|
|Mar||16||Significant breeze||21.1||Very strong breeze|
|Apr||14||Significant breeze||18.7||Strong breeze|
|May||13.1||Significant breeze||17.7||Very strong breeze|
|Jun||12.6||Significant breeze||17.2||Strong breeze|
|Jul||12.8||Significant breeze||17.1||Very strong breeze|
|Aug||13||Significant breeze||17.3||Strong breeze|
|Sep||15.2||Significant breeze||20.1||Very strong breeze|
|Oct||16.8||Significant breeze||21.8||Strong breeze|
|Nov||18.5||Strong breeze||23.9||Very strong breeze|
|Dec||19.1||Strong breeze||24.4||Very strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Stockholm Archipelago?
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 Stockholm Archipelago, 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 Stockholm Archipelago 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 Stockholm Archipelago Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 56.2°F (13.4°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 3 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 moderate precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Stockholm Archipelago, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 39.7°F (4.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 6 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 Stockholm Archipelago to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.8°F (4.3°C) and 31.5°F (-0.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.