Temperatures vary more in the north (-8° in January, 17° in July) than in the center and in the south (0° in January, 20° in July). Annual rainfall is higher in the mountains located in the northwest (1 500 mm) than on the west coast (800 mm) and on the east coast (500 mm).
Central and southern Sweden
The center and the south has a temperate continental climate with four seasons.
Winter (November to March)
Temperatures drop progressively from November (4°) to January (0°) and then rise until March (3°). Rainfall is low in the south and snow often falls in the center.
Spring (April to May)
Temperatures are cool (8° in April, 15° in May) and rainfall is low.
Summer (June to August)
Temperatures reach 20° (they sometimes rise to 30°) and rainfall Is moderate.
Autumn (September to October)
Temperatures steadily drop (14° in September, 9° in October) and rainfall is moderate.
The north has a subarctic climate with four seasons.
Winter (October to April)
Temperatures drop from October (2°) to January (-8°) and then rise until March (1°). They oscillate between -1 and -10° at night from December to March. Snowfalls are abundant.
Spring (May to June)
Temperatures rise steadily (7° in May, 14° in June) and rainfall is low. The sun stays constantly above the horizon in June.
Summer (July to August)
Temperatures range from 14 to 17° (they are very cool at night). Rainfall is low.
Temperatures are cool (10° C) and rainfall is low.
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