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Table 1 Mean annual snowfall, snow days (days with snow precipitation) and mean temperature from October to March for the years 2010–2020 for the largest cities in each of Norway’s main geographical regions [53]

From: The effect of rolling resistance on people’s willingness to cycle during wintertime

Region City Mean annual snowfall (cm) Mean annual snow days Mean temperature (°C)
Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
South Kristiansand 74.6 11.3 8.3 4.0 1.1 −0.8 −0.2 2.7
Arendal 103.9 15.5 9.5 5.4 2.9 0.7 0.6 3.0
East Fredrikstad 60.7 13.2 8.9 4.5 1.6 −1.1 −0.7 2.2
Oslo 115.4 23.4 6.8 2.2 −1.3 −3.3 −2.0 1.8
Hamar 101.7 25.1 5.2 0.1 −4.5 −6.9 −5.1 −0.8
Middle Trondheim 130.7 26.1 6.0 1.7 −0.6 −2.2 −1.0 1.0
Steinkjer 142.8 29.6 5.6 1.7 −1.0 −3.1 −1.9 0.4
West Stavanger 28.8 5.4 9.2 5.8 3.7 1.9 2.0 3.8
Bergen 76.7 11.3 9.0 5.3 3.4 1.8 2.3 4.0
Ålesund 76.3 10.1 8.4 5.4 3.8 2.8 2.8 4.4
North Bodø 147.0 27.7 6.0 2.9 1.0 −1.3 −0.8 0.3
Tromsø 275.2 44.9 3.5 0.5 −1.4 −3.7 −3.3 −2.0
Alta 189.3 48.8 2.7 −2.3 −4.5 −8.1 −7.2 − 3.7