Best time to visit, weather and climate Lofoten

Best time to visit Lofoten, Norway

Climate Lofoten per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
3°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 9°C 7°C 5°C
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5
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6
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The best time to visit Lofoten in Norway is from june until september, when you will have a very cold temperature, but none rainfall. The highest average temperature in Lofoten is 13°C in july and the lowest is 3°C in january.

The average climate figure for Lofoten is an 7,7. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Lofoten has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Lofoten or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Lofoten

Lofoten has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Lofoten is 8° degrees and there is about 527 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 149 days a year with an average humidity of 83% and an UV-index of 3.


Climate Lofoten

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 3°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 8°C 10°C 13°C 13°C 12°C 9°C 7°C 5°C
Night 1°C 1°C 1°C 3°C 6°C 8°C 11°C 12°C 11°C 7°C 5°C 3°C
Precip 6
mm
7
mm
5
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
6
mm
6
mm
6
mm
Rain
days
1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2
Snow
days
2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dry
days
28 26 29 30 31 30 31 31 30 29 28 28
Sun hours
per day
1 3 4 7 8 0 5 9 6 4 2 0
Wind force
in Bft
5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5
UV-index 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 3 3 2 2 2
 


Climate Lofoten january

On average, it is maximum 3° in january in Lofoten and at least around 1° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 28 days this month in Lofoten and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Climate Lofoten february

On average, it is maximum 3° in february in Lofoten and at least around 1° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 7 mm. The it will be dry 26 days this month in Lofoten and on average, it snows 1 day in february.

Climate Lofoten march

On average, it is maximum 3° in march in Lofoten and at least around 1° degrees. In march there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 5 mm. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Lofoten and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Climate Lofoten april

On average, it is maximum 5° in april in Lofoten and at least around 3° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten may

On average, it is maximum 8° in may in Lofoten and at least around 6° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten june

On average, it is maximum 10° in june in Lofoten and at least around 8° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten july

On average, it is maximum 13° in july in Lofoten and at least around 11° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten august

On average, it is maximum 13° in august in Lofoten and at least around 12° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten september

On average, it is maximum 12° in september in Lofoten and at least around 11° degrees. and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten october

On average, it is maximum 9° in october in Lofoten and at least around 7° degrees. In october there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten november

On average, it is maximum 7° in november in Lofoten and at least around 5° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Lofoten.

Climate Lofoten december

On average, it is maximum 5° in december in Lofoten and at least around 3° degrees. In december there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm. The it will be dry 28 days this month in Lofoten and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Lofoten

The weather for Lofoten in Norway will be 9° till 8° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Fr
30 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 9°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 1
Fr
30 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 9°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 1
Sa
31 Oct
Regen 9°C 7°C 10 mm 90% 11m/s 1
Sa
31 Oct
Regen 9°C 7°C 10 mm 90% 11m/s 1
Su
1 Nov
Lichte regenbuien 10°C 8°C 4.9 mm 85% 9m/s 1
Su
1 Nov
Lichte regenbuien 10°C 8°C 4.9 mm 85% 9m/s 1
Mo
2 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 9°C 8°C 0.4 mm 25% 8m/s 0

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Mo
2 Nov
Overwegend bewolkt 9°C 8°C 0.4 mm 25% 8m/s 0
Tu
3 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 11°C 8°C 0.6 mm 40% 8m/s 0
Tu
3 Nov
Wisselend bewolkt 11°C 8°C 0.6 mm 40% 8m/s 0
We
4 Nov
Lichte regenbuien 9°C 7°C 3.9 mm 80% 10m/s 0
We
4 Nov
Lichte regenbuien 9°C 7°C 3.9 mm 80% 10m/s 0
Th
5 Nov
Lichte regen 8°C 6°C 5.9 mm 85% 8m/s 0
Th
5 Nov
Lichte regen 8°C 6°C 5.9 mm 85% 8m/s 0

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Vacation Lofoten

Hotels and apartments in Lofoten

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Flight tickets to Lofoten

The 3 nearest airports to Lofoten you can fly to are:

  • Leknes Airport (18 km)
    Leknes
  • Svolvær Helle Airport (51 km)
    Svolvær
  • Bodø Airport (86 km)
    Bodø

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About Lofoten

Lofoten lies in Norway . If you want to call Lofoten you have to use +47 or 0047 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +475012457809 or 00475012457809.

Lofoten is in a straight line at 11.339 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 14 hours15.

The coordinates of Lofoten, Norway are latitude: 67.9931452 en longitude: 13.6397069

The GPS coordinates are N 67° 59' 35.1600" en E 13° 38' 22.9200"

Currency Lofoten

In Lofoten the Norwegian krone is used to pay.

Exchange rate Norwegian krone (NOK) 30 october 2020

1 Norwegian krone = 1,75 South African rand
100 Norwegian krone = 175,11 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,57 Norwegian krone
100 South African rand = 57,12 Norwegian krone

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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Time difference Lofoten

In Lofoten it is now 22:30 o’clock in the evening on friday 30 october 2020. That is 1 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Lofoten is Europe/Oslo and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Lofoten

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Lofoten.

  • Tekenencefalitis