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Falun Climate & Temperature

  • Falun, Sweden is at 6037'N, 1537'E, 122 m (400 ft). See map.
  • Falun has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Falun is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.8 degrees Celsius (40.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.5 °C (42.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Falun Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -1.7°C (29°F) on average falling to -9°C (15.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 9.3°C (48.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -2°C (28.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 20.7°C (69.2°F) and average low temperatures are 9.7°C (49.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 9°C (48.2°F) during the day and lows of 2°C (35.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 561 mm (22.1 inches) which is equivalent to 561 Litres/m (13.76 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Falun you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Falun Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) -2 (28) 3 (37) 9 (48) 16 (61) 20 (68) 22 (72) 20 (68) 15 (59) 9 (48) 3 (37) 0 (32) 9 (49)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (19) -6 (21) -3 (28) 4 (38) 10 (50) 14 (57) 17 (62) 15 (59) 11 (51) 6 (42) 1 (33) -3 (27) 5 (41)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (12) -10 (14) -8 (18) -2 (28) 4 (39) 8 (46) 11 (52) 10 (50) 6 (43) 2 (36) -2 (28) -6 (21) 0 (32)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 36 (1) 24 (1) 20 (1) 31 (1) 40 (2) 59 (2) 73 (3) 83 (3) 59 (2) 45 (2) 50 (2) 41 (2) 561 (22)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 14 (45) 12 (42) 9 (29) 11 (37) 10 (32) 13 (43) 14 (45) 14 (45) 13 (43) 14 (45) 16 (53) 17 (55) 157 (43)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 40' 9h 01' 11h 46' 14h 40' 17h 20' 18h 55' 18h 11' 15h 45' 12h 54' 10h 00' 7h 20' 5h 49' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 9.6 18.9 29.7 41.3 49.6 52.8 49.8 41.5 30 18.6 9.5 6.1 29.7

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