Stavanger Climate and Weather

Located on a peninsula on Norway's southwest coast, Stavanger has a mild maritime climate. Summers are pleasantly mild to warm, and in winter temperatures generally remain above freezing, although stiff breezes may make it feel much colder. Snow falls on odd days, and is generally not more than 10cm deep.

In summer, June to August, average temperatures range between 50°F (10°C) and 63°F (17°C), and in the winter months of December to February, average temperatures range between 31°F (-1°C) and 39°F (4°C).

The best time to holiday in Stavanger depends hugely on your desired activities, as many people plan cruises and outdoor excursions that are weather dependent. The most popular time to visit Stavanger is in late spring or early summer, May and June, when the city receives the most sun and its best weather.