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    Linköping weather and climate in 2024

     

    Day

    21 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    64 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    76 %

     

    Day

    21 °C

     

    Night

    12 °C

     

    Sea

    17 °C

     

    Precipitation

    64 mm

    in month

     

    Rainy days

    11 days

    in month

     

    Daylight

    15 hours

    average

     

    Sunshine

    7 hours

    average

     

    Humidity

    76 %

    Overview: Linköping
    Linköping is a city graced by a true continental climate with distinct seasons. You will experience a wide range of weather conditions, from chilly and sometimes harsh winters to pleasantly warm summers. The average daytime temperatures can peak at about 22 °C (72 °F) in July. Winter lows at night can drop to a brisk -5 °C (23 °F) in February. Precipitation is evenly spread throughout the year, but July and August see the heaviest rainfall with an average of 74 mm (2.93 in) and 64 mm (2.52 in) respectively. When planning outdoor activities, the sunniest months are May and June, boasting around 8 hours and 7 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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    Weather overview for Linköping

    Weather overview

    Linköping is a city graced by a true continental climate with distinct seasons. You will experience a wide range of weather conditions, from chilly and sometimes harsh winters to pleasantly warm summers. The average daytime temperatures can peak at about 22 °C (72 °F) in July. Winter lows at night can drop to a brisk -5 °C (23 °F) in February. Precipitation is evenly spread throughout the year, but July and August see the heaviest rainfall with an average of 74 mm (2.93 in) and 64 mm (2.52 in) respectively. When planning outdoor activities, the sunniest months are May and June, boasting around 8 hours and 7 hours of sunshine per day on average.

    January weather

    January kicks off with freezing temperatures in Linköping, highlighting a high of just 1 °C (33 °F). This month invites layering with winter attire, as the night temperatures can dip down to a chilly -4 °C (24 °F). While precipitation typically amounts to 36 mm (1.43 in), January also offers the lowest sun hours at 1 hour per day.

    February weather

    February continues the cold embrace in Linköping, with day temperatures hovering around 1 °C (33 °F). The nights are still quite frosty with an average temperature of -5 °C (23 °F). Rainfall is slightly lower than January, at about 29 mm (1.12 in), and the winds remain brisk at 3 m/s.

    March weather

    In March, Linköping starts to thaw with an average high of 4 °C (40 °F), but night times can still be cold, averaging -2 °C (28 °F). The skies gift us with 3 hours of sunshine per day, providing a tease of spring. Rain and wet days are also in decline with an average of 28 mm (1.11 in) during the month.

    April weather

    April brings a breath of fresh air to Linköping, with average daytime highs reaching 10 °C (51 °F), and night temperatures no longer as severe, at an average of 1 °C (33 °F). Lighter jackets and spring attire become suitable as precipitation is moderate at 30 mm (1.20 in), accompanied by a gentle wind speed of 3 m/s.

    May weather

    May marks the onset of milder weather in Linköping, with the average high climbing to 17 °C (62 °F). The evenings are comfortably cool, averaging 6 °C (42 °F). Sun hours are generous at 7 hours per day, but don't stow away the umbrella just yet, as rainfall measures at 40 mm (1.58 in).

    June weather

    June in Linköping greets residents with the warmth of summer, bringing the temperature up to an average high of 20 °C (68 °F). Nights are now quite mild at 10 °C (49 °F). There's an abundance of sunshine with around 8 hours, although you should expect some precipitation with 59 mm (2.32 in) in the forecast.

    July weather

    July showcases the peak of summertime bliss in Linköping, boasting the highest daytime average temperature of the year at 22 °C (72 °F), paired with moderately warm nights at around 12 °C (54 °F). The month, however, does not hold back on showers, as it brings the highest rainfall at 74 mm (2.93 in), and keeps the humidity level at 74 %.

    August weather

    August somewhat mirrors July in terms of temperature in Linköping, with highs still comfortable at 21 °C (70 °F) and night lows averagely at 12 °C (53 °F). Despite being slightly less rainy than July, the month still sees ample precipitation with 64 mm (2.52 in).

    September weather

    September in Linköping begins the transition to autumn, with daytime temperatures dropping to a cooler 16 °C (60 °F). Nights become brisk again averaging 8 °C (46 °F). Rainfall remains significant with 55 mm (2.18 in), and the wind starts picking up a little with an average speed of 3 m/s.

    October weather

    With October, Linköping fully embraces autumn as temperatures cool to 10 °C (50 °F) during the day and 4 °C (39 °F) at night. Expect a fair distribution of rain with 48 mm (1.89 in), but reduced sun hours at 3 hours.

    November weather

    November ushers in the onset of the colder season in Linköping, with average high temperatures dropping to 5 °C (40 °F) and the nights cooling off to around 0 °C (32 °F). Dusk descends earlier with just 1 hour of sun hours and the rainfall slightly decreases to 45 mm (1.77 in).

    December weather

    December marks the heart of winter in Linköping, with daytime temperatures hovering around a cold 1 °C (35 °F), while nights are frosty at -3 °C (26 °F). The humidity surges to a high of 98 %, and snowy days are more likely with the month's rainfall equivalent at 43 mm (1.69 in).

    FAQs

    How many layers of clothing are recommended in Linköping during January?

    In January, with daytime highs only at 1 °C (33 °F), you'll want multiple layers including thermal wear, a heavy coat, and accessories like gloves and a hat to stay comfortably warm outdoors in Linköping.

    What is the chance of experiencing frost in Linköping during February?

    February is prone to frosts with below-freezing night temperatures averaging -5 °C (23 °F), making frost a common occurrence in Linköping during this month.

    Is the weather in Linköping pleasant enough in March to go out without heavy winter gear?

    While daytime temperatures in March average 4 °C (40 °F), the weather in Linköping can still be quite brisk, so lighter winter gear and layers may still be necessary for comfort.

    Is April a rainy month in Linköping?

    April sees moderate rainfall in Linköping, averaging 30 mm (1.20 in), which suggests bringing an umbrella during outings is a prudent choice.

    Do I need to wear sunscreen in Linköping in May?

    Absolutely, with generous sun hours of 7 hours per day, protecting your skin with sunscreen is a wise decision when spending time outdoors in Linköping in May.

    What type of outdoor activities are popular in Linköping during June?

    With warm temperatures and plenty of sun, June is perfect for outdoor activities like hiking, picnicking, and enjoying the many parks and riversides in Linköping.

    Is air conditioning necessary in Linköping homes during July?

    Though July is warm, with average highs of 22 °C (72 °F), the humidity and typical Swedish home insulation may make air conditioning less of a necessity than in more tropical climates.

    Should I pack an umbrella for a trip to Linköping in August?

    It's a good idea to pack an umbrella for August, as Linköping can get quite a bit of rain, with an average of 64 mm (2.52 in) for the month.

    Is a light jacket enough for the evenings in Linköping in September?

    A light jacket or sweater is advisable for the evenings in Linköping during September, with average night temperatures hitting 8 °C (46 °F).

    What is the likelihood of experiencing frost in Linköping during October?

    Frost is possible towards the end of October in Linköping, as night temperatures approach freezing, averaging 4 °C (39 °F), so stay prepared for some chilly mornings.

    Is November a gloomy month in Linköping?

    With reduced daylight at only 1 hour, and frequent clouds, November in Linköping can indeed feel quite somber as winter looms closer.

    What type of winter activities can be enjoyed in Linköping during December?

    December is ideal for winter sports like ice skating and, if there's enough snow, sledding and skiing in the nearby areas of Linköping. The city also offers cozy indoor activities, such as visiting museums and cafes.

    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.