Oslo Weather August Averages, Norway
It is summer in June, and vacationers should place sightseeing at the top of their to-do -list. Temperatures reach almost 30°C (86°F), and visitors can relax and put their feet up as they bask in the warm rays of the sun. The average rainfall in June is around 70mm, and visitors should expect about 8 to 9 hours of sunshine every day.
It is also a time to enjoy various events and festivals happening across the city such as the Norwegian Wood Rock Festival, which is a music festival held mid-June at the Frognerbadet. The event presents famous regional and international artists that entertain the audience with electric performances. You can also take part in some fun activities such as fishing, sailing and swimming. Relax at Oslo's most magnificent beaches; the Huk beach and Paradisbukta.
The Oslo Gay Pride is also held during the same time, and it is an event that targets the gay and lesbian population from Norway and other parts of the world. It also offers art exhibitions, music concerts, shows and many other eventful activities. Visitors attending the event can unwind at gay friendly bars such as Bob's Pub or Elsker where they can relax, have a drink and something to bite. For excellent accommodation within the same locale, book at the Thon Hotel Opera which has amazing views of the fjord and city.
Visitors looking to immerse themselves in Norwegian culture can attend the popular medieval folk festival known as the Oslo Middelalderfestival. The event remembers Oslo's humble beginnings and offers visitors a chance to understand a little bit of Norway's history through their traditional arts and crafts as well as concerts, fares and markets set up for this very purpose. Enjoy some fine cuisine at the theatercafeen restaurant at the Hotel Continental or at the Grand Café on Karl Johans Gate 31.
The nightlife is simply spectacular during this time of year as night clubs come to life, and Djs entertain revelers until the early hours of the morning. It is also a time when lovers can enjoy romantic sunsets and starry nights.