Svalbard weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Svalbard weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Svalbard is expected to be 2°C, while the average maximum temperature in January is -13°C. The weather guide for Svalbard shown below is for Longyearbyen. Read more about the weather in Svalbard.

More about Svalbard weather

  • Save up to 40% on hotels & holidays worldwide in 2017
  • Book in the ebookers January sale
  • Travel before 26th February 2017 (inclusive)

Expires at 23:59 on Monday 30th January 2017 · View all ebookers offers

Svalbard weather averages

Check Svalbard weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest month in Svalbard is July with an average maximum temperature of 7°C. The sunniest month is May with on average 9 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is June with 8 days. The sea is at its warmest in Svalbard in July, August, September, October and November with an average sea temperature of -1°C. The Svalbard weather averages shown below are for Longyearbyen.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Hours of sunshine (daily)

  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
  • Apr
  • May
  • Jun
  • Jul
  • Aug
  • Sep
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec

Days with some rainfall

Sea temperature (°C)

More weather parameters

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

  • Pay now online & save up to 20% on Budget car hire
  • Discounts vary by selected locations worldwide
  • Including mainland France, Germany, Italy, Spain & UK

Back to top

Svalbard weather today

Here is the weather in Svalbard today, Tuesday 24th January 2017. Expect cloudy with sleet or snow in Svalbard with a maximum temperature of 2°C and no hours of bright sunshine. There are 10-20 mm of sleet/snow expected with 98% chance of some sleet or snow and a moderate breeze of 28 kph from the south. The weather forecast shown below is for Longyearbyen.

  • 2
    °C maximum temperature
  • -7
    °C minimum temperature
  • cloudy with sleet or snow
  • 0
    hours of sunshine
  • 98
    % chance of some sleet or snow
  • <20
    mm of sleet/snow expected
  • -4
    °C wind chill
  • 28
    kph wind from S

5-day weather forecast

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

  • Book holidays & flights worldwide for 2017 in the BA sale
  • Beach holidays from £159 & city breaks from £99 pp
  • Save an extra £200 when you buy 2 Club World returns

Expires at 23:59 on Tuesday 31st January 2017 · View all British Airways offers

Back to top

Svalbard weather overview

The Svalbard archipelago has an Arctic climate with freezing winters and short summers.

What to pack for Svalbard weather

Take very warm clothing if travelling to Svalbard.

Tropical storm risk: Svalbard hurricane season

% of month affected by tropical storms
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
<1%
0
0
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

The Svalbard tropical storm risk chart above shows the hurricane season for Longyearbyen, Svalbard.

More about tropical storms

  • Save up to 9% on holidays in 2016/2017 when you book online
  • Browse deals on all inclusive, family and luxury breaks
  • Low deposits available from just £75 per person

Back to top

Svalbard holiday weather averages by month

Check Svalbard holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

Back to top

Compare Svalbard weather with the United States

Below the Svalbard weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Svalbard (Longyearbyen) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Svalbard (Longyearbyen)
USA (Washington)
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

Compare more Svalbard weather >>

  • Save up to 9% on holidays in 2016/2017 when you book online
  • Browse deals on all inclusive, family and luxury breaks
  • Low deposits available from just £75 per person

Back to top

More Svalbard destinations

All destinations (A to Z)

Can't see your chosen destination? Use our A to Z search to find your required the holiday weather guide:

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  

More destinations

Related posts

Popular travel offers

Top ^