Weather in Scandinavia

Here you get some general characteristics of the weather and climate in Scandinavia.

Scandinavia, which includes countries such as Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, experiences a relatively calm and temperate climate.

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Temperatures in Scandinavia

The temperature in Scandinavia varies greatly depending on the season. During the summer months (June-August), temperatures can reach as high as 20-25°C (68-77°F), while in winter (December-February), temperatures can drop to as low as -20°C (-4°F).

Precipitation:  Scandinavia receives a moderate amount of rainfall throughout the year. The wettest months are usually July and August, while the driest is usually April and May.

Snowfall: Snow is common in Scandinavia, specifically in Norway and Sweden, during winter. The amount of snowfall can vary greatly depending on the location, with some areas receiving more snow than others.

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Daylight hours:  Scandinavia experiences long days during the summer months, with the sun setting as late as midnight in some parts of the northern parts of Sweden and Norway, also called the Midnight Sun.

However, the days can be pretty short during the winter months, with some areas experiencing only a few hours of daylight, and then it is the season for the Northern Lights.


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