Weather statistics for Svolvær Airport observation site, Vågan (Nordland)

  1. Warning sign

    Expected: Gale warning (Sandnessjoeen - Andenes) Ocean and coast

    From Friday evening south and southwest occasionally near gale force 7. Decreasing wind Saturday morning.


    1. Friday August 17, 2018 19:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Saturday August 18, 2018 08:00
      Danger is over

    Moderate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Sea heaps up. Some foam from breaking waves is blown into streaks along wind direction. Moderate amounts of airborne spray. It is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

Svolvær Airport observation station (85450)

The station is located in Vågan municipality, 9 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 0.0 km away from Svolvær Airport observation site. 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 16.0 °C, 3.3 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 29.7 °C (18 July), and the lowest was 8.1 °C (15 August). Highest wind speed was 14.0 m/s (9 August).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 29.7 °C (18. Jul. 2018) and the lowest -9.0 °C (26. Feb. 2018).

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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
Jul 2018 15.1°C 29.7°C Jul 18 7.3°C Jul 1 4.1 m/s 12.8 m/s Jul 23
Jun 2018 8.2°C 16.0°C Jun 17 2.2°C Jun 7 5.4 m/s 20.5 m/s Jun 26
May 2018 8.5°C 21.0°C May 10 0.3°C May 1 4.8 m/s 15.5 m/s May 6
Apr 2018 2.9°C 13.7°C Apr 18 -5.5°C Apr 3 3.4 m/s 13.5 m/s Apr 8
Mar 2018 -2.2°C 7.2°C Mar 28 -8.3°C Mar 9 4.8 m/s 17.2 m/s Mar 17
Feb 2018 -1.4°C 4.4°C Feb 5 -9.0°C Feb 26 6.1 m/s 15.7 m/s Feb 5
Jan 2018 -0.5°C 6.0°C Jan 11 -7.1°C Jan 21 6.1 m/s 13.9 m/s Jan 17
Dec 2017 0.9°C 7.9°C Dec 20 -6.2°C Dec 28 5.9 m/s 22.1 m/s Dec 1
Nov 2017 2.7°C 10.4°C Nov 8 -4.2°C Nov 29 5.8 m/s 18.2 m/s Nov 23
Oct 2017 6.8°C 16.5°C Oct 1 -0.9°C Oct 30 5.0 m/s 15.4 m/s Oct 15
Sep 2017 12.1°C 19.7°C Sep 30 7.4°C Sep 2 4.9 m/s 14.2 m/s Sep 17
Aug 2017 12.4°C 20.5°C Aug 4 7.2°C Aug 22 5.6 m/s 19.3 m/s Aug 30
Jul 2017 13.1°C 23.2°C Jul 28 6.6°C Jul 7 5.3 m/s 18.2 m/s Jul 15