Svalbard holiday weather

Check Svalbard weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Svalbard is expected to be -8°C, while the average maximum temperature in December is -11°C. The holiday weather guide shown above is for Longyearbyen.

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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.

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Svalbard weather today

Here is the weather in Svalbard today, Saturday 16th December 2017. Expect scattered clouds in Svalbard with a maximum temperature of -8°C and no hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 cm of snow expected and little or no wind of 6 kph from the east. The weather forecast shown below is for Longyearbyen.

  • -8
    °C maximum temperature
  • -11
    °C minimum temperature
  • scattered clouds
  • 0
    hours of sunshine
  • 0
    cm of snow expected
  • -11
    °C wind chill
  • 6
    kph wind from E

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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

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

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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.

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Compare Svalbard weather with the USA

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.

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