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General Information


Bergen has a maritime climate with cold, rainy winters and cool summers. Average daytime temperatures in August/September are around  11-15°C with lows 9-12 C and highs 14-17 C. Precipitation average is 180-280 mm with 9-10 rainy days in the month, so we advise you to bring along a water proof jacket and water-resistant/proof shoes. Check the weather forecast for Bergen here


The currency in Norway is the Norwegian Krone (NOK). Check current exchange rates here. Euros are accepted in tourist shops, not so much US dollars. All major credit cards are widely accepted in Norway.

Time Zone

Norway is Central European Summer Time (CEST) + 2 hr UTC


In Norway the standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. Sockets are standard Euro plug socket type “F”  Adapters are usually called “Northern Europe adapter”.

Emergency phone numbers
  • Fire 110
  • Police 112
  • Ambulance 113