Gothenburg weather in October (Västra Götaland, Sweden)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Gothenburg in October lies at 12.1°C (53.78°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around 5.5°C (41.9°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during October is high with an average of 100mm (3.9 inchec). There are generally around 15 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 101 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Gothenburg, monthly averages in October

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Min Temperature 5 °C  
Max Temperature 12 °C  
Chance of Rain 50%  
Precipitation 99mm  
Rainy days 15 days  
Humidity 78% *  
Sunshine 101 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 34% *  
* Data from: Gothenburg, Sweden (43 KM, 27 Miles).

Where to go in Sweden in October

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in October? Visitors traveling to Gothenburg should plan on bringing a totally waterproof coat since it will often be raining. However, also plan on bringing your warm clothes since it can be a bit chilly during this period.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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