Oslo Climate & Temperature
- Oslo, Norway is at 59°56'N, 10°43'E, 97 m (317 ft). See map.
- Oslo has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Oslo is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
- The mean annual temperature is 5.7 degrees Celsius (42.3 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 20.7 °C (37.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -1°C (30.2°F) on average falling to -6°C (21.2°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 10°C (50°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 1°C (33.8°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 21°C (69.8°F) and average low temperatures are 11.7°C (53°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 9.3°C (48.8°F) during the day and lows of 3.3°C (38°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 763 mm (30 inches) which is equivalent to 763 Litres/m² (18.71 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 1632 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Oslo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Macquarie Island, Australia where you would find a Tundra climate.
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