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Lillehammer Climate & Temperature

  • Lillehammer, Norway is at 614'N, 1028'E, 241 m (791 ft). See map.
  • Lillehammer has a subarctic climate that has severe winters, no dry season, with cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Lillehammer is situated in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.4 degrees Celsius (38.2 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25 °C (45°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Lillehammer Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -5°C (23°F) on average falling to -10.3°C (13.4°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 7.7°C (45.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -2.3°C (27.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 20.3°C (68.6°F) and average low temperatures are 9.3°C (48.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 7.3°C (45.2°F) during the day and lows of 0.3°C (32.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 691 mm (27.2 inches) which is equivalent to 691 Litres/m (16.95 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1536 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 Lillehammer you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Macquarie Island, Australia where you would find a Tundra climate.

Lillehammer Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (21) -6 (21) 1 (34) 7 (45) 15 (59) 20 (68) 21 (70) 20 (68) 14 (57) 7 (45) 1 (34) -3 (27) 8 (46)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (16) -9 (17) -4 (26) 3 (37) 9 (48) 14 (57) 16 (61) 15 (58) 10 (49) 4 (38) -2 (29) -6 (22) 3 (38)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (10) -11 (12) -8 (18) -2 (28) 3 (37) 8 (46) 11 (52) 9 (48) 5 (41) 0 (32) -4 (25) -8 (18) -1 (31)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 44 (2) 31 (1) 25 (1) 39 (2) 42 (2) 77 (3) 96 (4) 87 (3) 70 (3) 61 (2) 61 (2) 58 (2) 691 (27)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 15 (48) 13 (46) 10 (32) 11 (37) 10 (32) 15 (50) 18 (58) 17 (55) 15 (50) 15 (48) 16 (53) 16 (52) 171 (47)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 13' 2h 32' 5h 13' 5h 38' 6h 48' 7h 44' 7h 21' 5h 17' 4h 18' 2h 30' 1h 24' 0h 21' 4h 12'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 31' 8h 56' 11h 46' 14h 43' 17h 27' 19h 06' 18h 20' 15h 49' 12h 54' 9h 57' 7h 13' 5h 39' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 20 (80) 30 (70) 46 (54) 39 (61) 40 (60) 41 (59) 41 (59) 34 (66) 34 (66) 26 (74) 20 (80) 7 (93) 35 (65)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 9.1 18.4 29.2 40.9 49.1 52.4 49.3 41 29.6 18.1 9 5.6 29.3

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