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When is the best time to go to Stockholm

Weather guide on when is the best time to go to Stockholm.
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When is the best time to visit Stockholm?

In general the best time to visit Stockholm is probably July, when the weather is usually great. The hottest months are June, July, August, while the coldest months are January, February, December.
The best time to visit may differ depending on what you are looking for:
  • In general, it’s pleasant to walk and do outdoor activities during June - August.
  • If you want to avoid wet weather, then your choice is January, November, December with the lowest chance of rain.

Average weather in Stockholm in different months

This is the average weather in Stockholm for each month based on historic data:

April, May, June, July, August usually has good weather. Average maximum temperature reaches +21°C during July.

In January, February, March, September, October, November, December the weather is average. Expect around 25 rainy days, and the precipitation amounts to approximately 51 mm in September.

Climate in Stockholm

Here is the detailed breakdown of the climate in Stockholm for each month:
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Average Temperature

Here are the average maximum and minimum temperatures in Stockholm during the whole year:
The hottest month in Stockholm is July with average maximum temperature going up to +21°C. The coldest month is January with the lowest temperatures of -4°C.


The temperature feels different depending on humidity. Here is how humidity in Stockholm looks throughout the year, in %:
The most humid month in Stockholm is December with average humidity going up to 86%. The least humid month is May with an average humidity of 65%.


Amount of rainfall in mm. in Stockholm during the whole year based on historical data:
The sunniest and driest month is May with approximately 11 sunny days and a total precipitation of around 42 mm. The rainiest and wettest month is August with approximately 8 rainy days and 70 mm of total precipitation.


Amount of snow in mm. in Stockholm during the whole year based on historical data:
The snowiest month is January with approximately 3 snowy days.


Frequently asked questions about the weather in Stockholm:

What is the hottest month in Stockholm?

The hottest month in Stockholm is July with average maximum temperature of +21°C.

What is the coldest month in Stockholm?

The coldest month in Stockholm is January with minimum temperatures of -4°C.

Is Stockholm worth visiting in winter?

Winter in Stockholm could be a good time to visit, as the weather is generally ok.

When does it rain the least in Stockholm?

if you're looking to visit Stockholm when it rains the least, you should plan your trip for August, July, June. During this time, rainfall is rare with the driest month being February with only 10 mm of rain.

Other cities in Sweden

Check out the weather for other cities in Sweden.

Monthly weather in Stockholm

Source of the data

For this page, we’ve looked at the typical weather in Stockholm, based on historical hourly weather data from January 1, 1979, to December 31, 2022.

For past dates, we show actual recorded data at the location at that time. Forecasts are based on recorded weather during that day of the year, averaged over the total years for which we have records (unless stated otherwise). The daily temperature is the highest recorded temperature in the shadow during that day.