Today in Stockholm, Sweden

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Stockholm Weather

The city of Stockholm is the largest city and the capital of Sweden and in fact it is the most populated in Scandinavia. The city of Stockholm experiences humid continental climate but because of its latitude you can expect extremely cold temperatures. The summers are cool and hardly ever get too hot. In fact the hottest month of the year, which is July, only sees an average high of 23 Celsius (73 Fahrenheit). To you as a tourist that would mean that no matter what time of the year you visit you would probably need some form of extra layers. While the summer does not get too cold, a sweater is always a good idea. Precipitation is also constant throughout the year in Stockholm weather.

Yearly Temperature Changes

The yearly temperature changes are best observed by looking at the average high temperature for the year. While the average high in July is 23 Celsius (73 Fahrenheit) the yearly average high is only 11.1 Celsius (52 Fahrenheit). That means that the rest of the year after the summer has to bring down the overall temperature. The coolest month of the year is January which has an average high temperature of -0.7 Celsius (30.7 Fahrenheit). Besides the summer months no other month of the year will reach an average high temperature over 21.1 Celsius (70 Fahrenheit). Because of the cooler weather throughout the year we at Stockholm Weather.Net recommend that you stay updated with the weather forecast, especially in the coolest months of the year.

Precipitation

There is a lot of precipitation in the city of Stockholm. In fact, Stockholm weather will see an average of 139 days in the year with some sort of precipitation. Most of the precipitation days happen between the months of November and March but the heaviest precipitation happens in the month of July. While January has a total of 16 days of precipitation that only amounts to 39 millimeters (1.54 inches) of precipitation. July sees 72 millimeters (2.83 inches) in just 9 days. The precipitation during the summer is obviously stronger so checking www.stockholmweather.net will give you a heads up on any kind of rain you may see during your trip to Stockholm. The weather in the city of Stockholm can be unpredictable.

The Winter

When people think of Scandinavian weather, the first thing that comes to mind is usually the winter and with good reason. It is normal to see temperatures below freezing almost every day throughout the winter. Another thing that happens in Stockholm weather during the winter is that the average hours of sunshine drops drastically. While in June you have 302 hours of sunshine each year, in December the city only receives 43. January sees an average high temperature which is below freezing while February and December both stay just above freezing for an average high temperature. If you like winter sports we at Stockholm Weather.Net would definitely recommend visiting during the winter. Winter sports are something that the people in Stockholm live for.

The Shoulder Seasons

If you are visiting Stockholm during the spring and the fall you should still be ready for cool temperatures. The spring and the fall are the off-peak seasons but that does not mean that you should avoid visiting. A little cold weather does not really hurt. The temperatures start climbing up in the spring and with that you will see some of the people who live in the city start coming out. You may even feel that the temperatures are too cold, but the citizens of Stockholm seem to think that anything above 10 Celsius (50 Fahrenheit) is tee shirt weather. During the autumn people start getting ready for the winter and those who love winter activities display all the excitement in the world.

Best Time To Visit

We at www.stockholmweather.net are partial to the city of Stockholm and for us there is really no bad time to visit. Every season has its charm. If you visit during the summer you will get some amazing temperatures and great sights so most people will prefer to visit then. If you are comfortable with cold temperatures then the winter can be amazing in the city Stockholm as well. There are so many activities which the people in the city have grown up with that they get Stockholm looking like a winter wonderland. But because most people enjoy temperate climates we are suggesting the summer as the best time to visit Stockholm as the temperatures are higher and there is not much rain.

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