Weather in Abisko

The best place in the world to see the Aurora

Weather in Abisko

The weather in Abisko has a unique climate that keeps the skies almost free of clouds most of the nights, the best conditions in the world for Aurora watching.

Check the weather forecast for the next days and start planning your journey in Swedish Lapland, the best place in the world to see the Aurora.

This data is provided by Yr, the online weather service from the Norwegian Meteorological Institute ( and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).

Situated within the Arctic Circle, Abisko’s weather is greatly influenced by its high latitude and proximity to the mountains.

Winter in Abisko

Abisko transforms into a winter wonderland, attracting many visitors who come to witness the mesmerizing Northern Lights. The weather in Abisko during this time is characterized by extremely cold temperatures. Often plunging well below freezing. It is not uncommon for the mercury to drop to -20 degrees Celsius or even lower. The days are short and with limited daylight. It’s creating a magical atmosphere as the snow-covered landscape sparkles under the soft glow of the sun.

Summer in Abisko

Summer-time brings milder temperatures to Abisko, although it remains relatively cool, compared to other parts of Sweden. Average daytime temperatures range from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius. Making it a pleasant time for outdoor activities such as hiking and exploring the nearby national parks. The Midnight Sun phenomenon occurs during this time, where the sun remains visible throughout the night. It’s offering endless hours of daylight and a unique experience for visitors.

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The most free-cloud night place in all Scandinavia
Unique climate
Best conditions in the world for Aurora watching