The best time to visit Sweden is May-August
The warmest month of the year in Stockholm, Sweden is July, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 21℃ (71℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 26℃ (79℉) on the hottest days of summer. In the winter, temperatures can get down to -9℃ (17℉) around January-time. In other areas of Sweden, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.
If you’re keen to see the sights of Sweden during the day, the sun stays up the longest around June. 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 Sweden in July. Head there in April instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.By the time you finish reading below, you’ll know everything you need to know about the best time to travel to Sweden. We’ll show you climate data for loads of the top destinations, and much more. Once you’re ready, we’ve even provided all the tools to help you book your travel!
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Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Sweden is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||June to August|
|Autumn/fall||September to November|
|Winter||December to February|
|Spring||March to May|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Sweden
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|
Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Sweden: