Bergen Climate & Weather
Bergen Climate and Weather
Bergen is the warmest and wettest city in Norway. Bergen's annual average precipitation is 88 inches (2,250mm), and most of this falls as rain. 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 and 64°F (10°C - 18°C); and in winter, December to February, average temperatures range between 31°F and 39°F (-0.5°C - 4°C).
The best time to holiday in Bergen depends hugely on your desired activities, as many people plan cruises and outdoor excursions which are weather dependant. The most popular time to visit Bergen is in late spring or early summer, May and June, when the city receives the most sun and its best weather.
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