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Gothenburg weather in October (Sweden)

What can you expect from the weather in Gothenburg during October? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In October, Gothenburg generally has low temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 12°C. But by evening, they drop to around 6°C.

Precipitation

Gothenburg in October usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 101 mm for the month. Typically around 15 days of rainfall is expected.

Average sunshine

The area enjoys a balanced 101 hours of sunlight. Ensuring it's neither too overcast nor too sunny.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, October may not be the ideal month to visit Gothenburg. July typically offers the best circumstances. While January, February, March, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Gothenburg climate page with graphs.

 

Gothenburg, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 6°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 12°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 11°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 51%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 101 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 78%  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 101 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 34%  

Where to go in Sweden in October

Find out more about the weather in Sweden and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

Plan on layering your clothes. Some days or part of the day it will be nice and warm and some moments it can be a bit chilly. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. With a water temperature of around 11°C there is no need to bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
5/10
Cycling
5/10
Walking
5/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
5/10

Interested in more climate information?

This site provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Gothenburg.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Sweden? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Sweden. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal travel conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.