Oslo: February Weather Averages
|Sunshine Hours||7 hrs|
|Chance of Sunny Day||8 %|
|Rainfall days||11 days|
|Chance of Rain||17 %|
|Chance of Cloudy Day||62 %|
|Chance of Windy Day||11 %|
|Chance of Fog Day||33%|
|Chance of Snow Day||59%|
Averages for Oslo in February
The eventful month of February, much like January is a winter month. The average minimum temperature is about -7 °C (19°F), and the average maximum temperature is -2 °C (30°F). The city receives 3 hours of sunshine per day and an average rainfall of 35mm. There is a lot of snow and in these conditions; winter sports take centre stage with events like the Femund Sleddog Race and the Holmenkollmarsjen Ski Race.
This is the month when Norwegians celebrate The Sami National Day. This event celebrates the native people who inhabited Norway, Finland, Russia and Sweden known as the Sami. Surprisingly enough is that in some places, these celebrations go on for an entire week, and they are filled with a variety of exciting activities such as cooking, dancing, and singing. Explore the Norsk Folkemuseum in Oslo for an impressive exhibition showcasing old photographs from the Sami culture.
This is also a month to enjoy a fusion of live music from outstanding local and international artists who are pulled by the exciting musical festivals held every year. By:Larm is one of this festival concerts that takes place during this month each year. Participating venues are all located at the heart of Oslo near Youngstorget. Affordable accommodation is available at the Comfort Hotel Grand Central located at the Oslo Central Station. The hotel amenities include a fitness centre, restaurant, high-speed internet and a bar. Breakfast is free and visitors are allowed to bring their pets.
Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica located next to the Holmenkollen Ski Race is also a great place to stay. The hotel features a lovely restaurant called the De Fem Stuer that serves both international and local cuisines. Visitors staying at the hotel can take part in winter sports such as tobogganing, snowboarding, alpine and cross-country skiing.
Wine lovers looking for a great wine tasting experience and fine cuisine should head to the Oslo Wine Festival held in Aker Brygge. Participating restaurants and pubs include Druen Restaurant og Vinbar, Bar 1, Peppes Pizza, Alex Sushi among others. There is also a wine expo offering a wide range of Norwegian wine where tourists can take home a taste of Norwegian subtlety.
One of the most affordable hotels available at Aker Brygge is the Perminalen Hotel. It is minutes away from historical sights such as the Viking Ship Museum and the Munch Museum. It offers complimentary breakfast, and you can also enjoy a delightful meal at the hotel’s restaurant.