Weather statistics for Skien (Telemark)

Gjerpen observation station

The station is located in Skien municipality, 41 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 2.6 km away from Skien. The station was established in January 2005. The station measures precipitation and temperature. There are no normals for precipitation and temperature. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Highest temperature was 13.7 °C (25 March), and the lowest was -10.3 °C (8 March). The total precipitation was 65.4 mm. Highest daily precipitation was 19.6 mm (28 February), measured at 7am (8am daylight savings) for the past 24 hours.

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 28.3 °C (3. Jun. 2016) and the lowest -12.9 °C (6. Jan. 2017). Highest daily precipitation was 37.0 mm (23. May. 2016).

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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 eklima.met.no.

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Precipitation
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Total Normal Highest
daily value
Feb 2017 -0.8°C 10.6°C Feb 21 -11.3°C Feb 13 56.4 mm 19.6 mm Feb 28
Jan 2017 -1.9°C 9.4°C Jan 20 -12.9°C Jan 6 38.4 mm 11.6 mm Jan 12
Dec 2016 0.5°C 12.5°C Dec 31 -10.0°C Dec 15 22.8 mm 10.0 mm Dec 8
Nov 2016 0.4°C 10.3°C Nov 26 -11.6°C Nov 12 63.0 mm 15.6 mm Nov 18
Oct 2016 6.9°C 16.2°C Oct 1 -1.3°C Oct 5 31.2 mm 9.8 mm Oct 18
Sep 2016 15.0°C 25.8°C Sep 15 3.4°C Sep 24 26.8 mm 9.0 mm Sep 28
Aug 2016 15.4°C 24.6°C Aug 26 4.6°C Aug 11 86.8 mm 12.6 mm Aug 26
Jul 2016 16.7°C 25.0°C Jul 24 7.6°C Jul 4 80.4 mm 21.8 mm Jul 3
Jun 2016 16.6°C 28.3°C Jun 3 4.8°C Jun 13 47.2 mm 16.6 mm Jun 21
May 2016 12.8°C 25.9°C May 10 0.1°C May 4 67.4 mm 37.0 mm May 23
Apr 2016 6.1°C 15.4°C Apr 21 -3.1°C Apr 1 67.0 mm 21.0 mm Apr 30
Mar 2016 2.5°C 15.9°C Mar 15 -5.6°C Mar 11 54.6 mm 18.0 mm Mar 29
Feb 2016 -0.9°C 6.6°C Feb 26 -11.8°C Feb 16 60.4 mm 16.2 mm Feb 9