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Stockholm Climate & Temperature

  • Stockholm, Sweden is at 5921'N, 183'E, 52 m (171 ft). See map.
  • Stockholm has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Stockholm is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.6 degrees Celsius (43.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.2 °C (36.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Stockholm Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -0.1°C (31.9°F) on average falling to -4.5°C (23.9°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 9.1°C (48.4°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 1.6°C (34.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 21°C (69.8°F) and average low temperatures are 12.5°C (54.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 9.8°C (49.7°F) during the day and lows of 5°C (41°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 539 mm (21.2 inches) which is equivalent to 539 Litres/m (13.22 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1973 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Stockholm you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Nugget Point, New Zealand (Cool temperate desert scrub biome).

Stockholm Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (31) -1 (31) 3 (37) 9 (47) 16 (60) 21 (69) 22 (71) 20 (69) 15 (59) 10 (50) 5 (40) 1 (34) 10 (50)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) -3 (27) 0 (32) 5 (40) 11 (51) 16 (60) 17 (63) 16 (61) 12 (53) 8 (46) 3 (37) -1 (30) 7 (44)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (23) -5 (22) -3 (27) 1 (34) 6 (43) 11 (52) 13 (56) 13 (55) 9 (48) 5 (42) 1 (33) -3 (26) 4 (39)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 39 (2) 27 (1) 26 (1) 30 (1) 30 (1) 45 (2) 72 (3) 66 (3) 55 (2) 50 (2) 53 (2) 46 (2) 539 (21)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 16 (52) 14 (50) 10 (32) 11 (37) 11 (35) 13 (43) 13 (42) 14 (45) 14 (47) 15 (48) 16 (53) 17 (55) 164 (45)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 19' 2h 41' 4h 52' 6h 56' 9h 25' 10h 36' 9h 30' 8h 00' 5h 48' 3h 19' 1h 22' 0h 50' 5h 24'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 59' 9h 10' 11h 47' 14h 31' 17h 02' 18h 28' 17h 48' 15h 33' 12h 51' 10h 06' 7h 37' 6h 13' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 20 (80) 31 (69) 43 (57) 49 (51) 56 (44) 58 (42) 55 (45) 53 (47) 46 (54) 34 (66) 19 (81) 14 (86) 45 (55)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 10.8 20.1 31 42.6 50.9 54.1 51.1 42.7 31.3 19.9 10.7 7.3 31

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