Best Time for Northern Europe Cruises

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Northern Europe Cruises. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Bergen, Kirkenes, Reykjavik, Kiel und Copenhagen. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Northern Europe Cruises for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -13 °C to 22 °C
Waves Symbol 2 °C to 16 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.9411.14 in (3 – 22 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 0 °C (Kirkenes) and 9 °C (Kiel)
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Best Time to Visit Northern Europe Cruises: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 5 °C
Up to 7.52 in of rainof rain
Water max. 6 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 5 °C
Water max. 6 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 8 °C
Water max. 6 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 12 °C
Water max. 7 °C
MayMay
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JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
MaximumMax. 13 °C
Up to 10.67 in of rainof rain
Water max. 12 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 7 °C
Up to 10.2 in of rainof rain
Water max. 8 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 5 °C
Up to 9.25 in of rainof rain
Water max. 7 °C

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Northern Europe Cruises) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
BergenMay, June, July, and August
KirkenesMay, June, July, August, and September
ReykjavikMay, June, July, August, and September
KielMay, June, July, August, and September
CopenhagenMay, June, July, August, and September

Climate Charts Northern Europe Cruises

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Bergen

Climate Chart Bergen
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Kirkenes

Climate Chart Kirkenes
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Reykjavik

Climate Chart Reykjavik
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Kiel

Climate Chart Kiel
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Copenhagen

Climate Chart Copenhagen
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Water Temperatures

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Precipitation

Hours of Sunshine per Day

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Northern Europe Cruises

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Northern Europe Cruises, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Bergen (Northern Europe Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature13°16°17°17°14°10°
Night Temperature-1°-1°10°11°-0°
Precipitation (inch)7.485.986.694.494.175.25.837.4811.1410.6710.29.25
Rainy days201517131411151720221721
Hours of Sunshine123566553210
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Bergen is 6.9 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: August (13.8 °C)
Coldest month: February (0.8 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 88.58 inch on 202 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January, August, September, October, November, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 56.22 in

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 6.3 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 3.2 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation in Kirkenes (Northern Europe Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-6°-6°-4°12°15°13°-3°-4°
Night Temperature-13°-12°-9°-5°-1°-1°-6°-11°
Precipitation (inch)1.31.221.021.10.942.012.442.281.611.851.421.38
Rainy days43348121313131165
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The annual average temperature in Kirkenes is 0 °C.

Warmest month: July (11.6 °C)
Coldest month: January (-9.7 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 18.58 inch on 95 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except June, July, and August

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Reykjavik (Northern Europe Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature12°13°13°10°
Night Temperature-3°-2°-2°-1°-3°
Water Temperature11°11°10°
Precipitation (inch)3.52.522.442.21.651.651.972.22.643.73.073.11
Rainy days131314121011101212151314
Hours of Sunshine124565654310
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The annual average temperature in Reykjavik is 4.4 °C.

Warmest month: July (10.8 °C)
Coldest month: January (-0.6 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Reykjavik is 11 °C. You cannot take a bath with these temperatures.

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 30.67 inch on 149 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except June, July, and August

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, May is the sunniest month with an average of 6.2 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 3.5 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Kiel (Northern Europe Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature12°16°19°21°21°17°13°
Night Temperature10°13°13°10°
Precipitation (inch)2.831.982.431.671.792.783.462.822.922.862.243.02
Rainy days1212129812111011111112
Hours of Sunshine123678775321
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Kiel is 9 °C.

Warmest month: July (17.1 °C)
Coldest month: January (2.3 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 30.79 inch on 131 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Copenhagen (Northern Europe Cruises)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature11°16°20°22°21°18°12°
Night Temperature-2°-3°-1°11°14°14°11°
Water Temperature14°16°16°14°12°
Precipitation (inch)2.011.221.651.651.692.132.722.482.442.322.442.28
Rainy days117108899910101310
Hours of Sunshine124699876321
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Copenhagen is 8.5 °C.

Warmest month: July (17.7 °C)
Coldest month: February (-0.2 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Copenhagen is 16 °C. Bathing would be very uncomfortable.

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 25.04 inch on 114 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.7 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Bergen
clear sky     clear sky, 2.5 °C
Clouds: 0 %       Wind: 0 mph NNO
Air Pressure: 1024.27 hPa       Humidity: 96 %
Last updated: 18th Nov 2018, 05:38 am
The next days …
18th Nov 201819th Nov 201820th Nov 201821st Nov 201822nd Nov 201823rd Nov 2018
few clouds1 °C to 6 °Clight rain0 °C to 3 °Csky is clear-2 °C to 2 °Clight rain5 °C to 7 °Clight rain4 °C to 6 °Clight rain4 °C to 5 °C
1 °C to 6 °C0 °C to 3 °C-2 °C to 2 °C5 °C to 7 °C4 °C to 6 °C4 °C to 5 °C
Clouds: 20 %Clouds: 32 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 11 %Clouds: 49 %
No PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.01 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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