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January is one Stockholm’s two coldest months as the average high and average low temperatures measure in at 30°F (-1°C) and 23°F (-5°C) respectively. Expect very little daylight all throughout the winter season as the average sunshine per day barely reaches 2 hours.
In February the average high and average low temperatures stay hold steady at 30°F (-1°C) and 23°F (-5°C) thus tying with January as the coldest month of the year.
March receives the lowest precipitation average of the year with just 26 mm of rainfall to be expected. Meanwhile, the average temperatures rise with the arrival of spring. High temperatures average at 37°F (3°C) while low temperatures average at 27°F (-3°C).
Stockholm Weather in April: Visitors can expect 8 hours of sunshine per day in April as spring goes into full swing. Days are also warmer with the average high temperature rising to 48°F (9°C). Low temperatures average at 34°F (1°C).
In May the average high and average low temperatures ranges between 61°F (16°C) and 43°F (6°C) making way for the warmer weather of the approaching summer season.
June marks the beginning of summer and brings with it an average of 12 hours of sunshine per day. This is the month with the most sunshine in the year and is matched by an average high temperature of 70°F (21°C). Low temperature is at 52°F (11°C).
Stockholm Weather in July: The warmest month for Stockholm annually is July which sees an average high temperature of 72°F (22°C). It also receives the most rainfall in the year with an average precipitation rate of 72 mm. The low temperature average is 55°F (13°C).
In August the climate starts to cool as the last of the summer months arrives. The average high temperature decreases by a few degrees to 68°F (20°C) while the average low temperature remains the same at 55°F (13°C).
September sees temperatures decrease further to average high and average low temperatures of 59°F (15°C) and 48°F (9°C). The average rainfall for the month of September hovers at 55 mm.
Stockholm Weather in October: Autumn arrives in October along with chillier temperatures. The average high temperature drops to 50°F (10°C) and the average low temperature also sees a big decrease falling to 41°F (5°C).
November receives about 53 mm of rainfall for the month. As the last month of autumn, temperatures sink even further as the high temperature average makes a big drop to 39°F (4°C). The average low temperature goes down to 34°F (1°C).
In December, days are dark as Stockholm only receives 2 hours of sunlight per day. The average high temperature and average low temperature drop to 34°F (1°C) and 27°F (-3°C) respectively.
Arguably the best time to visit Stockholm is during the summer months of June through August. This is the time where the sun shines the longest and many tourist draws take place such as the Midsummer Festival, the Summer Games and Stockholm Pride. Local attractions also extend their hours during this time. For the best bargains and prices, the ultimate time to visit is December through February when winter sets in. Winter activities are also the best during this time with December as the peak winter month to visit.