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Precipitation

There are large differences in the normal annual precipitation in Norway.

The largest amounts of precipitation are found some miles from the coast of Western Norway. In these areas most of the precipitation is received during autumn and winter.

Showery precipitation occurs most frequently in the inner districts of Eastern Norway and Finnmark. Here summer is the wettest part of the year, and winter and spring the driest. 

The table below shows the average monthly precipitation in milimetres for the major Norwegian cities.

     Oslo    Bergen Trondheim Bodø Tromsø
January 49 190 63 86 95
February 36 152 52 64 87
March 47 170 54 68 72
April 41 114 49 52 64
May 53 106 53 46 48
June 65 132 68 54 59
July 81 148 84 92 77
August 89 190 87 88 82
September 90 283 113 123 102
October 84 271 104 147 131
November 73 259 71 100 108
December 55 235 84 100 106

Source: Meterologisk Institutt

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Last updated:  2013-03-26
Light rain over the Sognefjord, Norway - Photo: Johan Berge/Innovation Norway
Light rain over the Sognefjord, Norway

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