Norrbotten is one of the coldest regions in Sweden with an average daily high temperature of only 6 degrees centigrade. The climate in Sweden is not really suitable for petted US Westcoasters or Central Europeans. It is mostly cold and in winter months the mercury column won't reach anything above freezing point. In the cold season even the maximum temperatures are well below zero. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from October to April.
› Overview: Climate in Sweden
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Sweden
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The most important cities in the region of Norrbotten
Norrbotten is a part of Sweden and has an east-west extension of about 280 km. From north to south it is approximately 290 km. The biggest cities are Luleå and Piteå. The local time is now Wednesday, 8:49 am.