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    Weather in Stockholm

    by sim1 Updated Mar 2, 2004

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    Average hours of sunlight:
    Jan 1 hour
    Feb 3 hours
    Mar 5 hours
    Apr 7 hours
    May 9 hours
    Jun 11 hours
    Jul 10 hours
    Aug 8 hours
    Sep 6 hours
    Oct 3 hours
    Nov 1 hours
    Dec 1 hours

    Average Precipitation (mm):
    Jan 43 mm
    Feb 30 mm
    Mar 25 mm
    Apr 31 mm
    May 34 mm
    Jun 45 mm
    Jul 61 mm
    Aug 76 mm
    Sep 60 mm
    Oct 48 mm
    Nov 53 mm
    Dec 48 mm

    Number of wet days (more than 0,25mm):
    Jan 16 days
    Feb 14 days
    Mar 10 days
    Apr 11 days
    May 11 days
    Jun 13 days
    Jul 13 days
    Aug 14 days
    Sep 14 days
    Oct 15 days
    Nov 16 days
    Dec 17 days

    Weather in Stockholm

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    Weather in Stockholm

    by sim1 Updated Mar 2, 2004

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    The winters are cold, but not as cold as you might think! And the summers are nice and warm, maybe not that hot, but than and again, maybe not as cold as you might think either :-) In January the temperature is on average -1 Celsius and in July the average temperature is a nice +22 Celsius.

    In the chart you can see the average weather for Stockholm. The upper brown line gives the average maximum temperature and the green one the minimum. The grey blocks indicate the amount of snow and rain per month and the sunny colour yellow indicates the amount of sunlight hours.

    Here is the weather in figures for you:

    Average temperature in Celsius ( min, max)
    Jan -5 C, -1 C
    Feb -5 C, -1 C
    Mar -4 C, 3 C
    Apr 1 C, 8 C
    May 6 C, 14 C
    Jun 11 C, 19 C
    Jul 14 C, 22 C
    Aug 13 C, 20 C
    Sep 9 C, 15 C
    Oct 5 C, 9 C
    Nov 1 C, 5 C
    Dec -2 C, 2 C

    Weather in Stockholm

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    Sunset and sunrise

    by sim1 Updated Mar 2, 2004

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    The daylight hours (hours between sunrise and sunset) vary a lot between the winter and summer months. People may expect to see the midnight sun during the summer, because they are in Scandinavia. But this is not true for Stockholm, because you are not far enough north in the country.

    In December you will only have 6 hours to enjoy the day. The sun will get up around 8:30 in the morning but is already setting again before 3 o'clock in the afternoon and that doesn't leave you that much time to do some sightseeing.

    In June it is a totally different world, and I love this time of year. Around the longest day (21 June) you will experience the long looooong days! There are 18,5 hours of daylight during those days, the day seems to last forever. The only disadvantage is when you are a light sleeper, as the night only last 5,5 hours.

    Average hours of daylight:
    Jan 6,9
    Feb 9,3
    Mar 11,8
    Apr 14,5
    May 17
    Jun 18,6
    Jul 17,9
    Aug 15,5
    Sep 12,9
    Oct 10,2
    Nov 7,7
    Dec 6,1

    Sunset and sunrise in Stockholm

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    Bring a windbreaker

    by wadekorzan Updated Jun 7, 2004

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Look at this picture--it looks so peaceful, and so pretty. What the pictures does not show is the wind! I was freezing when I took this picture in May. Stockholm is situated on 14 islands between the Baltic Sea and the huge lake called Lake Malaren. I was freezing every time I crossed a bridge because I just did not have a light windbreaker, and I would recommend to bring one!

    Pretty bridge

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    Unpredictable Weather

    by Amelia24 Updated Sep 7, 2003

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Even if you visit Stockholm during the summer you should make sure to bring a set of warm clothes. You never know what the weathers going to be like. One day it can be really hot, the next super-cold and rainy.

    Mostly its warm and sunny though, but you can't always count on it.

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    Gone with the wind .....

    by tini58de Written May 9, 2006

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Be sure to pack windproof clothing - even though the sun might shine, the wind makes it quite chilly! This might apply to all seasons, because when we visited in May we experienced both sunny (and warm) and sunny (and chilly - aka windy) periods!

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    by bottleofdoom Written Sep 7, 2002

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Sweden is a cold place. But of course, I come from the desert in the Southwestern U.S. We went in May & I was very cold. I was glad to have my leather jacket, scarf, hat, gloves & boots. I'm sure from June-August you dont' need such heavy gear. But the rest of the year, be prepared for cold!

    Photo Equipment: Lots of color & black & white film. tripod would probably be awfully bulky to carry around, but you might want it for your purposes.

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    Climate in Stockholm

    by Leipzig Updated Mar 6, 2004

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    Miscellaneous: There is no special rainy season

    Avg. Temp. in Spring: max.: 4 – 15°C ( 39 - 59°F ); min: -3 - 5°C ( 27 - 41°F )
    Avg. Temp. in Summer: max.: 19 – 22°C ( 66 - 71°F ); min: 10 - 14°C ( 50 - 57°F )
    Avg. Temp. in Autumn: max.: 5 – 17°C ( 41 - 63°F); min: 1 - 9°C ( 34 – 49°F )
    Avg. Temp. in Winter: max.: 0 – 1°C ( 32 - 34°F); min: -3 - -2°C ( 27 - 30°F )
    Watertemperature: in winter around 2°C ( 36°F ), in summer around 16°C ( 60°F) in average.

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    by Chris_Dahlia Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: WHAT TO BRING
    Sweden's weather is unpredictable, so plan for any eventuality. In summer, even in the Arctic North, you could have hot sunny days that call for shorts and T-shirts, or it could be one of those summers when the sun never appears and sweaters and rainwear are needed. Winters can be very cold, but this is 'dry' cold, which is not uncomfortable. Still you should take a heavy coat and warm headgear as well as sturdy footwear for the slushy streets.

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    This is good to have with you hare.

    by t_cims Written Jan 10, 2008

    Luggage and bags: Allways take a backpack, its a good tip for you.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Shoes how are made to walk in, and Ambrella is allways good to have, Wintertime is often Raign here. And a good Jacket to. Worm jackets on wintertime.

    Photo Equipment: Camera is good to have to.

    Miscellaneous: Map, and a good plaes to have your many and visa and so on.

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    Always pack a sweater

    by XKuger Written Mar 11, 2010

    Luggage and bags: If you are planning to use the public transport from airport to the city you have to have convenient rollon luggage, I originally through of taking the train but found it maybe cheaper to get a cab.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Stockholm is cold.. most of the time. My sister who lives there says so, she always suggest no matter the season always bring a Jacket / sweater. Even in summer if you sit out in the shade you will feel cool unlike new york

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Nothing special most stuff is available here at Euro prices...

    Photo Equipment: Most defintly bring your stuff, electronic is very, very expensive. Even if you need a small things that you have have forgotten such as a Euro converted plug, it can set you back 20U$+ which back home I can get at a local $ store for a couple of bucks at max.

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    Take a windbreaker

    by MacDaddie Written Sep 5, 2004

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Make sure to take a windbreaker - take a boat tour and spend time along the sea - but it will be windy.

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    Rainy days in Stockholm

    by Tanechka Written Apr 9, 2006

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Even at th end of may it was cold and rainy in Stockholm, so do not forget an umbrela and warm clothes!

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