Weather statistics for Svolvær, Vågan (Nordland)

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    Ventes: Demanding driving conditions in parts of Nordland, Troms and West-Finnmark (Nordland, Troms og kyst- og fjordstrøkene i Vest-Finnmark)

    Demanding driving conditions are expected due to strongs winds in combination with precipitation from late Saturday afternoon in parts of Nordland, Troms and West-Finnmark. Westerly winds up to severe gale with gust above 30 m/s are expected. Precipitation mainly as snow, in coastel areas and Helgeland as rain from Saturday afternoon till Sunday morning.


    1. Saturday March 25, 2017 0:01:00
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    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt

    Be prepared. Delays can be expected

Svolvær Airport observation station

The station is located in Vågan municipality, 9 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 4.5 km away from Svolvær. The station was established in June 1972. The station measures temperature and wind. There are no normals for precipitation. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Average temperature was 0.0 °C, 0.9 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 5.8 °C (14 March), and the lowest was -8.0 °C (22 February). Highest wind speed was 18.8 m/s (14 March).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 26.6 °C (22. Jul. 2016) and the lowest -8.0 °C (22. Feb. 2017).

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The black line shows mean value (both precipitation and temperature). Some stations does not have mean values, and hence no black line.

The red/blue line shows average temperature during the day (24h) (equalized for 30 days). The line is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The red/blue areas shows the temperature variations throughout the day (24h) with max- and min. temperature as endpoints. The area is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The lightblue bars shows total precipitation this month. The black lines crossing is the normal (mean) value for precipitation.

The dark grey bars behind the precipitation bars shows snowdepth measured day by day.

Some stations only measures precipitation, while others only measures temperature. If an area or bar is missing the station does not measure this data.

NB! Precipitation is measured at 07 hours Norwegian time. The value (in mm) shows last 24 hours until 07 hours (08 hours summertime). Download other weather statistics from

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Average Strongest
Feb 2017 -0.2°C 8.7°C Feb 13 -8.0°C Feb 22 5.0 m/s 18.0 m/s Feb 12
Jan 2017 1.1°C 6.9°C Jan 25 -7.6°C Jan 4 6.8 m/s 25.2 m/s Jan 6
Dec 2016 3.0°C 9.3°C Dec 21 -4.0°C Dec 11 6.0 m/s 22.1 m/s Dec 22
Nov 2016 3.0°C 8.7°C Nov 17 -3.0°C Nov 6 6.4 m/s 22.5 m/s Nov 15
Oct 2016 7.1°C 12.3°C Oct 6 2.2°C Oct 31 4.1 m/s 16.4 m/s Oct 5
Sep 2016 11.3°C 17.4°C Sep 26 6.1°C Sep 3 4.3 m/s 14.8 m/s Sep 1
Aug 2016 12.2°C 21.6°C Aug 18 6.0°C Aug 28 4.7 m/s 16.0 m/s Aug 31
Jul 2016 13.3°C 26.6°C Jul 22 8.3°C Jul 18 4.3 m/s 13.2 m/s Jul 3
Jun 2016 9.6°C 22.6°C Jun 27 2.7°C Jun 8 5.1 m/s 15.9 m/s Jun 8
May 2016 7.9°C 19.8°C May 29 1.0°C May 18 5.2 m/s 15.6 m/s May 16
Apr 2016 4.0°C 14.3°C Apr 29 -2.2°C Apr 13 4.6 m/s 15.9 m/s Apr 1
Mar 2016 1.8°C 9.1°C Mar 29 -5.6°C Mar 23 5.0 m/s 19.9 m/s Mar 28
Feb 2016 0.0°C 5.3°C Feb 18 -5.7°C Feb 26 4.9 m/s 16.8 m/s Feb 17