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Average Weather in Lampeland Norway

In Lampeland, the summers are cool and wet, the winters are long and freezing, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 20°F to 62°F and is rarely below 5°F or above 71°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Lampeland for warm-weather activities is from early July to mid August.

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.1 months, from June 4 to September 7, with an average daily high temperature above 56°F. The hottest day of the year is July 19, with an average high of 62°F and low of 48°F.

The cold season lasts for 4.2 months, from November 18 to March 23, with an average daily high temperature below 38°F. The coldest day of the year is February 8, with an average low of 20°F and high of 33°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

Average High and Low Temperature in LampelandwarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FFeb 833°FFeb 833°FJul 1962°FJul 1962°F20°F20°F48°F48°FJun 456°FJun 456°FSep 756°FSep 756°FNov 1838°FNov 1838°FMar 2338°FMar 2338°F42°F42°F44°F44°F29°F29°F27°F27°FNowNow
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 entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcool
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.

Cordova, Alaska, United States (4,020 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Lampeland (view comparison).

Clouds

In Lampeland, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Lampeland begins around April 22 and lasts for 4.8 months, ending around September 16. On July 19, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 52% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 48% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 16 and lasts for 7.2 months, ending around April 22. On November 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 68% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 32% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in LampelandclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 1952%Jul 1952%Nov 332%Nov 332%Apr 2242%Apr 2242%Sep 1642%Sep 1642%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly 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.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Lampeland varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.2 months, from May 19 to November 27, with a greater than 32% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 39% on August 14.

The drier season lasts 5.8 months, from November 27 to May 19. The smallest chance of a wet day is 24% on March 21.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation in Lampeland changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 11 months, from February 7 to January 14. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 39% on August 14.

Snow alone is the most common for 3.4 weeks, from January 14 to February 7. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 12% on January 27.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in LampelandrainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Aug 1439%Aug 1439%Mar 2124%Mar 2124%Jan 1429%Jan 1429%Jan 130%Jan 130%May 1932%May 1932%NowNowsnowrainmixed
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 months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Lampeland experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Lampeland. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around August 26, with an average total accumulation of 4.0 inches.

The least rain falls around February 11, with an average total accumulation of 1.0 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 inAug 264.0 inAug 264.0 inFeb 111.0 inFeb 111.0 inOct 63.9 inOct 63.9 inNowNow
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 liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Colder, drier snow tends to be on the higher end of that range and warmer, wetter snow on the lower end.

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Lampeland experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 6.7 months, from October 16 to May 7, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around January 19, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 1.0 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 5.3 months, from May 7 to October 16. The least snow falls around July 25, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in LampelandsnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 inJan 191.0 inJan 191.0 inJul 250.0 inJul 250.0 inOct 160.1 inOct 160.1 inMay 70.1 inMay 70.1 in
The average liquid-equivalent 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.

Sun

The length of the day in Lampeland varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 5 hours, 55 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 18 hours, 48 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 8 minMar 2012 hr, 8 minMar 2018 hr, 48 minJun 2118 hr, 48 minJun 2112 hr, 15 minSep 2212 hr, 15 minSep 225 hr, 55 minDec 215 hr, 55 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
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 is at 3:59 AM on June 19, and the latest sunrise is 5 hours, 25 minutes later at 9:23 AM on December 27. The earliest sunset is at 3:16 PM on December 16, and the latest sunset is 7 hours, 32 minutes later at 10:47 PM on June 23.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Lampeland during 2021, starting in the spring on March 28, lasting 7.1 months, and ending in the fall on October 31.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 193:59 AMJun 193:59 AM10:47 PMJun 2310:47 PMJun 23Dec 163:16 PMDec 163:16 PM9:23 AMDec 279:23 AMDec 27Mar 28DSTMar 28DSTDSTOct 31DSTOct 31daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. 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.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. 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.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases

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.

Humidity

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 perceived humidity level in Lampeland, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jul 30%Jul 30%NowNowdrydry
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.

Wind

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 in Lampeland experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.0 months, from November 8 to April 9, with average wind speeds of more than 4.4 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is January 2, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.1 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 7.0 months, from April 9 to November 8. The calmest day of the year is August 3, with an average hourly wind speed of 3.7 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in LampelandwindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mph7 mph7 mphJan 25.1 mphJan 25.1 mphAug 33.7 mphAug 33.7 mphNov 84.4 mphNov 84.4 mphApr 94.4 mphApr 94.4 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Lampeland varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 1.1 months, from April 2 to May 4, with a peak percentage of 32% on April 7. The wind is most often from the south for 5.0 months, from May 4 to October 5, with a peak percentage of 39% on July 22. The wind is most often from the west for 5.9 months, from October 5 to April 2, with a peak percentage of 38% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in LampelandWNSWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsouthnortheast
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).

Water Temperature

Lampeland 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 water temperature experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The time of year with warmer water lasts for 2.7 months, from June 29 to September 19, with an average temperature above 57°F. The day of the year with the warmest water is August 7, with an average temperature of 62°F.

The time of year with cooler water lasts for 4.3 months, from December 14 to April 23, with an average temperature below 42°F. The day of the year with the coolest water is February 27, with an average temperature of 37°F.

Average Water Temperature

Average Water Temperature in LampelandwarmcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec30°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°FAug 762°FAug 762°F37°FFeb 2737°FFeb 27Jun 2957°FJun 2957°FSep 1957°FSep 1957°FDec 1442°FDec 1442°FApr 2342°FApr 2342°FNowNow
The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Lampeland throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Lampeland for general outdoor tourist activities is from early July to mid August, with a peak score in the third week of July.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810104.54.50.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Lampeland for hot-weather activities is from mid July to early August, with a peak score in the third week of July.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810100.50.50.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudsclouds
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

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 in Lampeland typically lasts for 4.3 months (133 days), from around May 20 to around September 30, rarely starting before April 30 or after June 10, and rarely ending before September 3 or after November 4.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Lampelandgrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%May 2050%May 2050%Sep 3050%Sep 3050%Jun 1090%Jun 1090%Sep 390%Sep 390%Apr 3010%Apr 3010%Nov 410%Nov 410%0%Feb 160%Feb 16Jul 24100%Jul 24100%NowNowfrigidfreezingvery coldcoldcool
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.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Lampeland should appear around June 14, only rarely appearing before May 29 or after July 3.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in LampelandJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F100°F100°F200°F200°F300°F300°F400°F400°F500°F500°F600°F600°F700°F700°FJun 1490°FJun 1490°FDec 31540°FDec 31540°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

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 experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.1 months, from May 4 to August 8, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 4.9 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 14, with an average of 6.0 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 4.3 months, from October 14 to February 24, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.4 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 23, with an average of 0.2 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in LampelandbrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJun 146.0 kWhJun 146.0 kWhDec 230.2 kWhDec 230.2 kWhMay 44.9 kWhMay 44.9 kWhAug 84.9 kWhAug 84.9 kWhOct 141.4 kWhOct 141.4 kWhFeb 241.4 kWhFeb 241.4 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Lampeland are 59.835 deg latitude, 9.579 deg longitude, and 620 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Lampeland contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,299 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 989 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,648 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (6,188 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Lampeland is covered by trees (92%), within 10 miles by trees (88%), and within 50 miles by trees (65%) and shrubs (11%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Lampeland, 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

There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Lampeland.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lampeland according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Lampeland is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lampeland and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Oseberg (57%, 76 kilometers, southeast) and Oslo Airport, Gardermoen (43%, 94 kilometers, northeast).

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.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.