The best times to visit The Gota Canal for ideal weather are

June 18th 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.



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Weather in The Gota Canal


Average temperatures in The Gota Canal 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 33rd 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 The Gota Canal, 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 70.6°F (21.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.1°F (13.9°C) at night.

The Gota Canal Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


The Gota Canal 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.

The Gota Canal Perceived Temperature (F)


The Gota Canal Perceived Temperature (C)



Average The Gota Canal 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 35.1 31.7 28.1
Feb 34 30.2 26.3
Mar 40.7 35 30
Apr 50.6 42.3 35.5
May 57.9 49.2 42.2
Jun 64.8 56.4 49
Jul 69.9 62.2 55.8
Aug 68 60.9 55
Sep 60.3 54.5 49.5
Oct 51 46.7 42.6
Nov 43.8 40.6 37.2
Dec 36.6 33.5 29.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.7 -0.2 -2.2
Feb 1.1 -1 -3.2
Mar 4.8 1.7 -1.1
Apr 10.3 5.7 1.9
May 14.4 9.6 5.7
Jun 18.2 13.6 9.4
Jul 21.1 16.8 13.2
Aug 20 16.1 12.8
Sep 15.7 12.5 9.7
Oct 10.6 8.2 5.9
Nov 6.6 4.8 2.9
Dec 2.6 0.8 -1.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in The Gota Canal are February, 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 mid December. For example, on the week of December 17th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in The Gota Canal? 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 The Gota Canal.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 0.8
Feb 6% 0 0.6
Mar 6% 0 0.6
Apr 9% 0 0.8
May 17% 0 1.8
Jun 24% 0 3.3
Jul 24% 0 2.9
Aug 19% 0 2
Sep 20% 0 2.1
Oct 15% 0 1.3
Nov 14% 0 1.2
Dec 9% 0 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 2
Feb 6 0 1.5
Mar 6 0 1.5
Apr 9 0 2
May 17 0 4.6
Jun 24 0 8.4
Jul 24 0 7.4
Aug 19 0 5.1
Sep 20 0 5.3
Oct 15 0 3.3
Nov 14 0 3
Dec 9 0 2.5


Humidity and Wind

The Gota Canal has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (67.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.5%).

Wind in The Gota Canal is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 12.3 knots (14.2 MPH or 22.9 KPH) is considered “a moderate 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 19.2 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 12.3 Significant breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Feb 10.9 Gentle breeze 16.6 Significant breeze
Mar 9.9 Gentle breeze 15.4 Strong breeze
Apr 8.4 Gentle breeze 13.7 Significant breeze
May 8 Gentle breeze 13.2 Strong breeze
Jun 7.2 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Jul 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.3 Strong breeze
Aug 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Sep 9.6 Gentle breeze 14.6 Strong breeze
Oct 10.6 Gentle breeze 15.9 Significant breeze
Nov 12.2 Significant breeze 17.8 Strong breeze
Dec 12.3 Significant breeze 17.7 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 79.6%
Feb 76.2%
Mar 71.4%
Apr 67.1%
May 70.6%
Jun 71.3%
Jul 74.7%
Aug 77.1%
Sep 77.6%
Oct 78.5%
Nov 82.5%
Dec 82.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to The Gota Canal?

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 The Gota Canal, Sweden is May, followed by August 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 The Gota Canal in November. 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 63.3 in November means 63.3% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall The Gota Canal Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 61.2°F (16.2°C) and 38.3°F (3.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in The Gota Canal, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 63.6°F (17.6°C) and 39.2°F (4°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 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 The Gota Canal to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 38.3°F (3.5°C) and 32.4°F (0.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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