Average weather in January in Bergen (Hordaland), Norway

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Bergen in January is 0.0°C (32°F). January falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 190mm (7.5in). Most people don't tend to visit Bergen during this period since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 3.0°C (37.4°F). This makes January the coldest month of the year. You will hardly see any sun with 22 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Bergen should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. You can also expect some days or nights with snow. So bring gloves or mittens and wear a warm hat. With a water temperature of around 6.0°C (42.8°F), there is no need to bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 0 °C
Max Temperature 3 °C
Water Temperature 6 °C
Chance of Rain 70%
Precipitation 190mm
Rainy Days 21
Sunshine Hours 22

Where to stay in Bergen

What To Do

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

Swimming
4/10
Cycling
3/10
Walking
3/10
Camping
3/10
Outdoor sports
3/10

Weather Forecasts for Bergen (Hordaland)

MON Dec 06
1°C | -1°C

Light freezing rain

TUE Dec 07
0°C | -2°C

Light freezing rain

WED Dec 08
-1°C | -3°C

Partly cloudy

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