In January, Oslo is absolutely freezing with average high temperatures at 34°F (1°C) and an average low temperature of 19°F (-7°C). It’s the coldest month of the year and an absolute wonderland for winter sports enthusiasts.
Oslo Weather in February: The winter wonderland nature of Oslo continues in February along with the cold weather. Low temperatures remain the same at 19°F (-7°C) while the high temperature average sees a 2-degree increase to 36°F (2°C). Precipitation levels average at 40 mm.
March marks the beginning of Oslo’s spring season and brings with it an average low temperature of 27°F (-3°C). The average high temperature climbs quickly to 43°F (6°C).
In April, Oslo receives the least rainfall of the year with just 40 mm to be expected. Additionally, the low temperature average increases by 7 degrees to 34°F (1°C) while the high temperature average sees a 5-degree bump up to 48°F (9°C).
Oslo Weather in May: The mildly cold temperature in May makes great conditions for sightseeing in Oslo. The average low temperature sees an increase of over 10 degrees to 45°F (7°C) while the average high temperature also sees a rather big jump to 61°F (16°C).
June enjoys the highest average of daily sunshine in the year with 8 hours of sunlight per day. The long, sunny days bring with it much warmer weather with the average low temperature and the average high temperature at 52°F (11°C) and 68°F (20°C) respectively.
In July, Oslo receives its hottest weather in the year as summer hits its peak. The average high temperature increases 4 degrees to 72°F (22°C) while the average low temperature sees a 3-degree rise to 55°F (13°C).
Oslo Weather in August: Days get quite rainy with August receiving its highest precipitation rate of the entire year – 90 mm. The temperatures start on a downward trend this month as summer nears its end and fall fast approaching. Low temperature averages are at 54°F (12°C) while high temperature averages hover at 68°F (20°C).
In September, the low and high temperatures measure in at 45°F (7°C) and 61°F (16°C) respectively. Ski season in Oslo starts this month so skiing along with other winter sports are bound to be fantastic.
October sees 39°F (4°C) for the low temperature average. Meanwhile, the average high temperature measures in at 50°F (10°C).
Oslo Weather in November: Days get quite cold, quite fast in November as winter comes early. Expected rainfall measures in at 70 mm while the average low temperature sinks quickly to 30°F (-1°C). The high temperature average is 39°F (4°C).
December brings what seems like very short days to Oslo with a 1-hour daily average of sunshine. The high and low temperatures measure in at 30°F (-1°C) and 23°F (-5°C) respectively.
Home to architectural innovation, incredible views of nature and awe-inspiring museums and galleries, Oslo is a must visit city for art lovers and fans of architectural masterpieces. Arguably the best time to visit Oslo is between May and August when the temperatures are mild and cool and hotel prices are quite affordable. For those dying to get a glimpse of Oslo’s “Midnight Sun”, plan your visit between June or July. The perfect time to visit for a sightseeing trip is between May and August as well. Winter sports enthusiast should plan to visit the city in between September and April when skiing opportunities north of the city are at their best.
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