Weather statistics for Svolvær lufthavn, Helle, Vågan (Nordland)

  1. Warning sign

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

    From Sunday evening still southwest near gale force 7, north for Bodoe gale force 8, strong gale force 9 m/s north for Melbu. From early Monday morning veering west near gale force 7, occasionally gale force 8 in exposed places. Decreasing late Monday evening, first in south.


    1. Sunday October 21, 2018 19:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Tuesday October 23, 2018 03:00
      Danger is over

    ConsequencesHigh waves whose crests sometimes roll over. Dense foam is blown along wind direction. Large amounts of airborne spray may begin to reduce visibility.

    InstructionsDo not go out 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, 0.1 km away from Svolvær lufthavn, Helle. 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 6.9 °C, 0.5 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 13.0 °C (12 October), and the lowest was 0.8 °C (4 October). Highest wind speed was 17.7 m/s (9 October).

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
Sep 2018 10.1°C 19.3°C Sep 10 1.1°C Sep 28 5.6 m/s 20.9 m/s Sep 20
Aug 2018 13.2°C 27.8°C Aug 1 6.2°C Aug 28 5.1 m/s 16.2 m/s Aug 18
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