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Best time to visit Bergen, Norway

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The best time to visit Bergen is June

Are you looking for top-secret information about when to visit Bergen? Look no further! June is the best time to go to Bergen due to the excellent all-round climate conditions, and it’s not likely to be at its busiest as it’s not during the height of the peak travel season.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 17℃ (63℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Bergen is around -4℃ (25℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Bergen when the days are longest, you should visit in July. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Bergen in October. Head over there in April instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Bergen, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

April

Most daylight

July

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Bergen seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Bergen as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Bergen is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Bergen

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Bergen for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Bergen climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Bergen for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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FEB
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JUL
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OCT
NOV
DEC

Bergen in January

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (33℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 153mm (6") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 9 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bergen in February

  • Average temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average high temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average low temperature: 0℃ (32℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 8 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bergen in March

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 1℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 134mm (5") over 19 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in March, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bergen in April

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in April, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bergen in May

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 82mm (3") over 17 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in May, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bergen in June

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 76mm (3") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in June, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bergen in July

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 81mm (3") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in July, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Bergen in August

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 129mm (5") over 23 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in August, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Bergen in September

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 150mm (6") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in September, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.

Bergen in October

  • Average temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 201mm (8") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in October, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Bergen in November

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 7℃ (44℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 139mm (5") over 19 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in November, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Bergen in December

  • Average temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average high temperature: 4℃ (40℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (36℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 198mm (8") over 22 days
  • Average snow days: 7 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Bergen in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Bergen is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 16℃ (61℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Bergen is generally around April. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in April first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Bergen is generally around October, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of October too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Bergen, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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