The climate of Linköping is Baltic, that is, moderately continental, with cold winters, during which the average temperature is a few degrees below freezing, and mild summers.
The city is located in southern Sweden, in the county of Östergötland. In winter, the temperature can drop below -20 °C (-4 °F) during cold spells, and has fallen to -26 °C (-15 °F) in January 1987 and January 1999, and to as low as -32 °C (-25.5 °F) in January 1942. In summer, it can reach 28/30 °C (82/86 °F) on the hottest days; in July 2018, it reached 34 °C (93 °F).
The average temperature of the coldest months (January, February) is of -2.2 °C (28 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 17.3 °C (63 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Linköping - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-5-5-31591211830-3
Max (°C)0151216202321171062
Min (°F)232327344148545246373227
Max (°F)323441546168737063504336

Precipitation amounts to 515 millimeters (20.3 inches) per year: so, it is not abundant. It ranges from 25 mm (1 in) in the driest month (February) to 65 mm (2.6 in) in the wettest (July). Here is the average precipitation.
Linköping - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)352530304045656060454540515
Prec.(in)1.411.21.21.61.82.62.42.41.81.81.620.3
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The best time to visit Linköping is the summer, from June to August, since it is the mildest season. However, you must take into account some rainy days and a bit of cold at night.