Oslo

Oslo, Norway
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by Ralf Roletschek
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Climate & Best time to visit Oslo

Climate in Oslo:

Best time to visit Oslo:

Summer (June to August):

  • Summer is the peak tourist season. The weather is mild and pleasant, with temperatures ranging from around 50°F to 68°F (10°C to 20°C) in most regions.
  • Perfect for hiking, exploring the fjords, and enjoying outdoor activities. The midnight sun is visible above the Arctic Circle.

Autumn (September to November):

  • Autumn displays stunning landscapes with vibrant foliage. Temperatures range from about 41°F to 59°F (5°C to 15°C).
  • Great for scenic drives, hiking, and enjoying the colorful autumn scenery.

Winter (December to February):

  • Winter in Norway offers unique experiences. The weather can be cold, with temperatures dropping below freezing, especially in the northern regions.
  • Ideal for witnessing the enchanting northern lights (aurora borealis) and engaging in winter sports like skiing and dog sledding.

Spring (March to May):

  • Spring is a transitional period. The weather gradually becomes milder, and nature comes to life with blooming flowers.
  • It's a good time for sightseeing and experiencing the awakening of nature.

Money & Prices

Currency in Norway:

Norwegian krone (NOK)

How expensive is a trip to Oslo?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
17.41 USD
Fast food meal:
12.67 USD
Mid-range meal:
44.08 USD
Bottle of water:
1.37 USD
Soft drink:
3.11 USD
Cappuccino:
4.52 USD
Local Beer:
10.51 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
3.85 USD
Taxi - 1km:
2.68 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Norway general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 230 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type C (European 2-pin)
  • Type F (German 2-pin, side clip earth)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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