Bodo, where it's located

The climate of Bodø is subpolar oceanic, with cold winters and very cool summers.
Bodø is located on the Norwegian coast, in Nordland county. Since we are at the 67th parallel, therefore north of the Polar Circle, the sun does not set (midnight sun) from June 1st to July 13th. The white nights occur as early as April 19th and until August 25th. Due to atmospheric refraction, however, even on the days of the winter solstice, the sun is visible on the horizon for about 50 minutes.
During the coldest winters, the temperature dropped to -17 °C (1.5 °F) in January 1985 and 1987. In summer, the temperature reached 30.5 °C (86.5 °F) in July 2018.
The average temperature of the coldest month (February) is of -1.4 °C (30 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 13.3 °C (56 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Bodo - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-3-4-21481010730-2
Max (°C)11261013161612842
Min (°F)272528343946505045373228
Max (°F)343436435055616154463936

Precipitation amounts to 1,070 millimeters (42.1 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 60 mm (2.4 in) in the driest months (April, June) to 135 mm (5.3 in) in the wettest (October). Here is the average precipitation.
Bodo - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)100756560656080901301351051101070
Prec.(in)3.932.62.42.62.43.13.55.15.34.14.342.1
Days161412121111121215181516163

On average, there are around 1,270 sunshine hours per year. So, the sun doesn't shine often. Here are the average sunshine hours per day.
Bodo - Sunshine
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Hours024577653210

The sea temperature ranges between 5 °C (41 °F) and 13 °C (55 °F). So, it is cold all year round. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Bodo - Sea temperature
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp (°C)654569121311987
Temp (°F)434139414348545552484645

Bodo

Best Time


The best time to visit Bodø is the summer, in July and August, since they are the mildest months. However, you must take into account cloudy skies, some rain and a bit of cold at night.