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    Karlstad weather and climate in 2024

     

    Day

    21 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Sea

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    72 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

     

    Day

    21 °C

     

    Night

    11 °C

     

    Sea

    0 °C

     

    Precipitation

    72 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    77 %

    Overview: Karlstad
    Karlstad, Sweden is known for its distinct four-season climate, offering a diverse range of weather patterns throughout the year. During the bright summer days, temperatures can be delightful, peaking around 22 °C (72 °F) in July, perfect for enjoying the great outdoors. As autumn approaches, the days get cooler and leaves turn gold, with October bringing about daytime temperatures averaging 10 °C (50 °F). The winters are crisp and cold, with minimum night temperatures dropping to around -6 °C (21 °F) in February. The anticipation of spring renews the temperatures with averages going up to 10 °C (50 °F) in April, hinting at the upcoming bloom. With moderate precipitation year-round, Karlstad also experiences significant changes in daylight hours, ranging from just over half an hour of sunshine in the depths of winter to more than eight and a half hours in the heart of summer.

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    Weather overview for Karlstad

    Weather overview

    Karlstad, Sweden is known for its distinct four-season climate, offering a diverse range of weather patterns throughout the year. During the bright summer days, temperatures can be delightful, peaking around 22 °C (72 °F) in July, perfect for enjoying the great outdoors. As autumn approaches, the days get cooler and leaves turn gold, with October bringing about daytime temperatures averaging 10 °C (50 °F). The winters are crisp and cold, with minimum night temperatures dropping to around -6 °C (21 °F) in February. The anticipation of spring renews the temperatures with averages going up to 10 °C (50 °F) in April, hinting at the upcoming bloom. With moderate precipitation year-round, Karlstad also experiences significant changes in daylight hours, ranging from just over half an hour of sunshine in the depths of winter to more than eight and a half hours in the heart of summer.

    January weather

    In the heart of winter, Karlstad offers a chilly January with an average high of just 0 °C (33 °F). The cold is accompanied by about 11 days days with precipitation, which is often snow at this time of the year, and the humidity tends to wrap around you like a damp cloak at 100 %.

    February weather

    Februrary's climate holds onto winter's touch with a daytime high averaging 1 °C (33 °F). The precipitation slightly decreases to 8 days days, but the bitter cold requires residents to stay warmly dressed, and with the humidity at 97 %, the moisture in the air is almost palpable.

    March weather

    March heralds the beginning of spring, but the temperature still averages a cool 4 °C (39 °F) during the day. The wet days tally up to 8 days while the longer daylight hours of approximately 3 hours of sunshine bring a promise of warmer days ahead.

    April weather

    April sees a noticeable rise in temperatures, with an average high of 10 °C (50 °F) during the day. The city welcomes 8 days days of precipitation, and the sun generously bestows around 5 hours of sunshine daily, fostering the budding flora.

    May weather

    By May, Karlstad is basking in the warmth of spring with very comfortable daily highs averaging 16 °C (61 °F). The rainfall sees a slight uptick to 9 days days, and when the sun shines for about 7 hours, the landscape truly starts to shine too.

    June weather

    June in Karlstad brings the start of summer, and the temperatures reflect it with an average high of 20 °C (67 °F). The precipitation is more pronounced at this time with 10 days days, but the high sunshine hours of 8 hours make it feel just right.

    July weather

    July is the zenith of summer in Karlstad, with the warmest temperatures averaging 22 °C (72 °F) during the day. The wet days are comparable to June with around 10 days, yet the sun doesn't shy away, displaying an impressive 8 hours of sunshine.

    August weather

    August in Karlstad sees a slight dip in temperature with a high of 21 °C (69 °F), while the precipitation peaks at 72 mm (2.85 in). The sun continues to grace the sky for 7 hours, making it still a very enjoyable time of year.

    September weather

    September's climate in Karlstad transitions into autumn with a daytime high of 16 °C (60 °F). The rain falls on an average of 10 days days of the month, while the humidity level creeps up to 81 %, adding a crispness to the air.

    October weather

    With the full swing of autumn in October, Karlstad experiences an average high temperature of 10 °C (50 °F) and sees some of the highest rainfall of the year with 12 days days of precipitation, bringing a mixture of showers and the occasional sunny spell of 3 hours.

    November weather

    The chill of November brings the average daytime temperature down to 5 °C (40 °F) in Karlstad, and the rain slightly lessens to 11 days days. The sun becomes scarce, with daylight hours dwindling to 1 hour, as the nights grow longer and the air cooler.

    December weather

    December's frosty embrace means a drop in the daytime high to just 1 °C (34 °F) and about 11 days days of rain or snow. The sun scarcely shows its face for roughly 1 hour, and the humidity skyrockets to near saturation at 99 %.

    FAQs

    Is it common to experience freezing temperatures in Karlstad during January?

    Absolutely, freezing temperatures are a staple of Karlstad's January weather with an average daytime high just barely above freezing at 0 °C (33 °F) and nighttime lows dropping significantly.

    How much does it snow in Karlstad during February, on average?

    Karlstad's winters are known for snow, and February is no exception. Although specific snowfall data isn't provided, with average precipitation at 37 mm (1.45 in), it's fair to assume a good number of snowy days amongst the 8 days of rainfall.

    What is the likelihood of experiencing rain in March in Karlstad?

    Rain is quite likely in March with an expectation of precipitation spread over 8 days, indicating frequent but possibly lighter bouts of rainfall.

    Does Karlstad receive a lot of rain in April?

    April in Karlstad can be quite wet with almost 8 days days of rainfall, so keeping an umbrella or a waterproof coat handy would be wise.

    Is May considered a warm month in Karlstad?

    Certainly, with a delightful average high of 16 °C (61 °F), May is considered warm and is one of the most enjoyable months weather-wise in Karlstad.

    Do the rainy days in June affect the overall enjoyment of the summer in Karlstad?

    While there are 10 days days with rain, the overall climate in June is balanced by the abundance of sunshine, allowing for plenty of enjoyable summer activities.

    Are there many days with rain in Karlstad in July, and does it affect the outdoor activities?

    July does see a fair amount of rainy days, tallying to 10 days, but the climate is mostly conducive to summer fun thanks to the persistent sun.

    Is August a particularly wet month in Karlstad compared to the rest of the year?

    August does bring the highest amount of rainfall with 72 mm (2.85 in), which may lead to more rainy days than in the recent summer months, yet it still offers many pleasant days.

    How many days of rain should one expect in Karlstad in September?

    In September, you can anticipate precipitation occurring on approximately 10 days, which is typical for this month as the season begins to change.

    Is it common to get a lot of rain in October, and what are the typical temperatures during the day in Karlstad?

    October is indeed one of the wetter months in Karlstad, with over eleven days expected to have some form of precipitation. Daytime temperatures reach a moderate 10 °C (50 °F).

    Does the weather in Karlstad get quite cold in November?

    The cold does indeed start to set in during November, with average highs only reaching 5 °C (40 °F), hinting at the upcoming winter season.

    How cold does it get during the day in Karlstad in December, and is snowfall common?

    December is quite cold with daytime temperatures barely above freezing at 1 °C (34 °F). While specific snowfall isn't noted, with high humidity and precipitation, snow is a likely visitor.

    Data backed by 40 years of history

    We make the most from 40 years of historical weather data to predict the best weather conditions.

    Selection of world's favourite destinations

    Deciding on where to go for a holiday is hard sometimes. Get inspired by the most popular destinations.

    16 500 000 weather records

    We aggregate data from combining multiple weather sources to ensure accuracy of the highest order.