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Fall Weather at Stockholm Arlanda Airport Sweden

Daily high temperatures decrease by 28°F, from 65°F to 36°F, rarely falling below 27°F or exceeding 73°F.

Daily low temperatures decrease by 21°F, from 50°F to 28°F, rarely falling below 15°F or exceeding 57°F.

For reference, on July 22, the hottest day of the year, temperatures at Stockholm Arlanda Airport typically range from 55°F to 72°F, while on February 10, the coldest day of the year, they range from 21°F to 31°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Average High and Low Temperature in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°FSummerWinterSep 165°FSep 165°F50°F50°FNov 3036°FNov 3036°F28°F28°FOct 155°FOct 155°F42°F42°FNov 144°FNov 144°F35°F35°F
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average fall temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Average Hourly Temperature in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMSummerWinterfreezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Terrace, Canada (4,340 miles away); Revelstoke, Canada (4,413 miles); and Machias, Maine, United States (3,493 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Stockholm Arlanda Airport (view comparison).

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The fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport experiences very rapidly increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 49% to 75%. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 76% on November 27.

The clearest day of the fall is September 3, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 51% of the time.

For reference, on November 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 76%, while on July 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 57%.

Cloud Cover Categories in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Cloud Cover Categories in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%SummerWinterJul 757%Jul 757%Sep 151%Sep 151%Nov 3025%Nov 3025%Oct 144%Oct 144%Nov 127%Nov 127%clearmostly clearpartly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. At Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the chance of a wet day over the course of the fall is essentially constant, remaining around 26% throughout.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 30% on August 13, and its lowest chance is 16% on March 11.

Over the course of the fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the chance of a day with only rain decreases from 27% to 19%, the chance of a day with mixed snow and rain increases from 0% to 4%, and the chance of a day with only snow increases from 0% to 4%.

Probability of Precipitation in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Probability of Precipitation in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0%0%5%5%10%10%15%15%20%20%25%25%30%30%SummerWinterSep 2024%Sep 2024%Sep 127%Sep 127%Nov 3028%Nov 3028%Nov 128%Nov 128%snowmixedrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the season and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day rainfall during the fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is decreasing, starting the season at 2.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.5 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the season at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.2 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Average Monthly Rainfall in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in3.0 in3.0 in3.5 in3.5 in4.0 in4.0 inSummerWinterSep 12.0 inSep 12.0 inNov 301.2 inNov 301.2 inOct 11.7 inOct 11.7 inNov 11.6 inNov 11.6 in
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.

Snowfall

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day snowfall during the fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is rapidly increasing, starting the season at -0.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds -0.0 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the season at 3.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.4 inches.

Average Monthly Snowfall in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Average Monthly Snowfall in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 in10 in10 inSummerWinterSep 1-0.0 inSep 1-0.0 inNov 303.1 inNov 303.1 inOct 10.0 inOct 10.0 inNov 10.9 inNov 10.9 in
The average snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Over the course of the fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the length of the day is very rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the season, the length of the day decreases by 7 hours, 30 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 5 minutes, 0 seconds, and weekly decrease of 35 minutes, 2 seconds.

The shortest day of the fall is November 30, with 6 hours, 37 minutes of daylight and the longest day is September 1, with 14 hours, 8 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hrSummerWinterSep 2312 hr, 16 minSep 2312 hr, 16 minnightnightdaydayNov 306 hr, 37 minNov 306 hr, 37 minNov 18 hr, 46 minNov 18 hr, 46 min
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise of the fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is 5:43 AM on September 1 and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 34 minutes later at 8:18 AM on November 30.

The latest sunset is 7:51 PM on September 1 and the earliest sunset is 4 hours, 56 minutes earlier at 2:55 PM on November 30.

Daylight saving time (DST) ends at 2:00 AM on October 30, 2022, shifting sunrise and sunset to be an hour earlier.

For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 3:27 AM and sets 18 hours, 44 minutes later, at 10:12 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:46 AM and sets 5 hours, 59 minutes later, at 2:45 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMSummerWinter5:43 AM5:43 AMSep 17:51 PMSep 17:51 PM8:18 AM8:18 AMNov 302:55 PMNov 302:55 PM6:53 AM6:53 AMOct 16:21 PMOct 16:21 PM7:08 AM7:08 AMNov 13:54 PMNov 13:54 PMDSTOct 30DSTOct 30SolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day in the fall. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for the fall of 2022. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMSummerWinterAug 123:36 AMAug 123:36 AMAug 2710:18 AMAug 2710:18 AMSep 1012:00 PMSep 1012:00 PMSep 2511:55 PMSep 2511:55 PMOct 910:56 PMOct 910:56 PMOct 2512:49 PMOct 2512:49 PMNov 812:03 PMNov 812:03 PMNov 2311:58 PMNov 2311:58 PMDec 85:09 AMDec 85:09 AMDec 2311:18 AMDec 2311:18 AM9:28 PM9:28 PM4:32 AM4:32 AM8:42 PM8:42 PM7:51 PM7:51 PM5:24 AM5:24 AM6:58 PM6:58 PM6:09 PM6:09 PM7:40 AM7:40 AM5:15 PM5:15 PM8:52 AM8:52 AM9:08 AM9:08 AM2:45 PM2:45 PM9:50 AM9:50 AM1:45 PM1:45 PM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The chance that a given day will be muggy at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is essentially constant during the fall, remaining around 0% throughout.

For reference, on July 31, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on September 17, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Humidity Comfort Levels in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%SummerWinterSep 10%Sep 10%Nov 300%Nov 300%Oct 10%Oct 10%Nov 10%Nov 10%humidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is essentially constant during the fall, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 6.0 miles per hour throughout.

For reference, on January 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.4 miles per hour, while on July 19, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Average Wind Speed in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mphSummerWinterSep 15.8 mphSep 15.8 mphNov 306.0 mphNov 306.0 mphOct 16.1 mphOct 16.1 mphNov 16.0 mphNov 16.0 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The wind direction at Stockholm Arlanda Airport during the fall is predominantly out of the south from September 1 to September 10, from September 21 to September 28, and from October 12 to October 18 and the west from September 10 to September 21, from September 28 to October 12, and from October 18 to November 30.

Wind Direction in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Wind Direction in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSWSWSWSepOctNov0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%SummerWinterwestsouthnortheast
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Stockholm Arlanda Airport is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.

The average surface water temperature at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is very rapidly decreasing during the fall, falling by 18°F, from 59°F to 41°F, over the course of the season.

Average Water Temperature in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Average Water Temperature in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°FSummerWinterSep 159°FSep 159°FNov 3041°FNov 3041°FOct 153°FOct 153°FNov 146°FNov 146°F
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season at Stockholm Arlanda Airport typically lasts for 5.0 months (154 days), from around May 7 to around October 8, rarely starting before April 17 or after May 26, and rarely ending before September 18 or after November 1.

During the fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the chance that a given day is within the growing season is very rapidly decreasing falling from 100% to -0% over the course of the season.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airportgrowing seasonSepOctNov0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%SummerWinter100%Sep 1100%Sep 1Nov 30-0%Nov 30-0%67%Oct 167%Oct 1Nov 110%Nov 110%frigidfreezingvery coldcoldcoolwarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

The average accumulated growing degree days at Stockholm Arlanda Airport are gradually increasing during the fall, increasing by 173°F, from 1,242°F to 1,415°F, over the course of the season.

Growing Degree Days in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Growing Degree Days in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov1,100°F1,100°F1,200°F1,200°F1,300°F1,300°F1,400°F1,400°F1,500°F1,500°F1,600°F1,600°FSummerWinterSep 11,242°FSep 11,242°FNov 301,415°FNov 301,415°FOct 11,386°FOct 11,386°FNov 11,413°FNov 11,413°F
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the fall, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is very rapidly decreasing during the fall, falling by 3.5 kWh, from 3.8 kWh to 0.3 kWh, over the course of the season.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in the Fall at Stockholm Arlanda AirportSepOctNov0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWhSummerWinterSep 13.8 kWhSep 13.8 kWhNov 300.3 kWhNov 300.3 kWhOct 12.2 kWhOct 12.2 kWhNov 10.8 kWhNov 10.8 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Stockholm Arlanda Airport are 59.652 deg latitude, 17.931 deg longitude, and 138 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Stockholm Arlanda Airport contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 180 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 127 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (223 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (495 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Stockholm Arlanda Airport is covered by artificial surfaces (46%), trees (40%), and cropland (13%), within 10 miles by trees (45%) and cropland (40%), and within 50 miles by trees (46%) and water (26%).

This report illustrates the typical weather at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

Stockholm Arlanda Airport has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.

In the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on records from nearby stations, adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal intra-station differences. For a given day of the year and hour of the day, the fallback station is selected to minimize the prediction error over the years for which there are measurements for both stations.

The stations on which we may fall back include but are not limited to Stockholm-Bromma Airport, Uppsala, Tullinge, Stockholm-Västerås Airport, Gavle-Sandviken Airport, Stockholm Skavsta Airport, Norrköping Airport, and Mariehamn Airport.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

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