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What is the climate like in Gothenburg?

The climate of Gothenburg has an average yearly temperature of 13°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 4°C and rise to 22°C.

Annually, about 938 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Gothenburg. Additionally, about 40 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Gothenburg is June. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit Gothenburg.

Temperature 4 to 22°C
Rain 938 mm
Snow 40 cm
The climate of Gothenburg
  • Average yearly temperature: 13°C
  • Highest temperature: 22°C in July
  • Lowest temperature: 4°C in January and February
  • Rainfall: 938 mm per year, averaging 78 mm by month
  • Driest months: 44 mm in April, 52 mm in May and 55 mm in June
  • Wettest months: 104 mm in August, 102 mm in October and 94 mm in December
  • Snowfall: 40 cm per year

Climate table Gothenburg

The climate table for Gothenburg shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 4 4 7 12 17 21 22 21 18 13 8 5
Nighttime temperature (°C) 0 0 1 4 9 14 15 15 12 8 4 1
Rainfall (mm) 84 78 62 44 52 55 93 104 92 102 78 94
Snowfall (cm) 13 8,0 8,1 0,3 0 0 0 0 0 0,2 3,1 7,0
UV Index 1 2 3 5 7 6 6 5 5 2 1 0
Best month No No No No No Yes No No No No No No

Temperature by month in Gothenburg

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Gothenburg, Sweden

Temperature by month in Gothenburg, Sweden

Rainfall by month in Gothenburg

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Rainfall by month in Gothenburg, Sweden

Snowfall by month in Gothenburg

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Snowfall by month in Gothenburg, Sweden

UV index by month in Gothenburg

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Gothenburg, Sweden.

UV index by month in Gothenburg, Sweden

Yearly temperature in Gothenburg

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Gothenburg, Sweden, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Gothenburg, Sweden

Yearly total rainfall in Gothenburg

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Rainfall per year in Gothenburg, Sweden

Yearly snowfall in Gothenburg

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Gothenburg, Sweden, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Gothenburg, Sweden

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Average weather in Gothenburg by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Gothenburg and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Gothenburg, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.