Sweden has 21 provinces (län): Blekinge, Dalarna, Gävleborg, Gotland, Halland, Jämtland, Jönköping, Kalmar, Kronoberg, Norrbotten, Örebro, Östergötland, Skåne, Södermanland, Stockholm, Uppsala, Värmland, Västerbotten, Västernorrland, Västmanland and Västra Götaland.
Our province Värmland is located in central Sweden and borders in the west to Norway.
On June 21 we have almost for 24 hours daylight! Around 0.30 at night the sky tends to dark blue and at 3 o’clock sunlight is back again. It is a very special experience!
The climate in central Sweden, Värmland
Central Sweden has a continental climate. The average temperatures are often higher in the summer than in the Netherlands, and there is less rain. The warm season (May-September) has more sunshine through longer days, more stable temperatures and low humidity. In the summer there are often long and hot periods with averages between 25 and 30 degrees Celsius. The cold season starts earlier (September / October) and ends later (April / May) than is usual in the Netherlands. The months January and February are usually snow-sure for winter sports.