Stargazing: Top tips for watching the Perseid meteor shower in Norway 
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Stargazing: Top tips for watching the Perseid meteor shower in Norway 

The Perseid meteor shower is a yearly event for stargazers in the Northern Hemisphere. Here's The Local's guide to everything you need to know if you're planning on watching it in Norway. 

VIDEO: ‘We can only hope it landed in water’- Norway hunts for signs of meteorite

VIDEO: ‘We can only hope it landed in water’- Norway hunts for signs of meteorite

Superstitions about the weather in Norway that are actually true

Superstitions about the weather in Norway that are actually true

Record temperatures as heatwave hits Nordics

Record temperatures as heatwave hits Nordics

Where in Norway will get the best weather over Easter?

Where in Norway will get the best weather over Easter?

Why the northern lights might be visible in more of Norway than usual

Why the northern lights might be visible in more of Norway than usual

Norway could soon feel warmer with respite from cold forecast

Norway could soon feel warmer with respite from cold forecast

Are Norway’s warm November temperatures out of the ordinary?

Are Norway’s warm November temperatures out of the ordinary?

Norway sets records with warmest Oslo November day since 1800s

Norway sets records with warmest Oslo November day since 1800s

Norway temperatures to hit 30 degrees this week

Norway temperatures to hit 30 degrees this week

Norwegian cities set for coldest July since 1990s

Norwegian cities set for coldest July since 1990s

Europe sizzles as temperatures rise towards 40C

Europe sizzles as temperatures rise towards 40C

‘Winter that never arrived’ nears end for Nordic countries

‘Winter that never arrived’ nears end for Nordic countries

Extreme weather in Norway: Trondheim docks flooded by freak high water

Extreme weather in Norway: Trondheim docks flooded by freak high water

January 2020 was Norway’s wettest ever

January 2020 was Norway’s wettest ever

Norway braces for gale force winds, heavy rain and risk of avalanche

Norway braces for gale force winds, heavy rain and risk of avalanche

Norway Christmas Eve weather: will it be a White Christmas where you are?

Norway Christmas Eve weather: will it be a White Christmas where you are?

Here’s where you can expect a white Christmas in Norway

Here’s where you can expect a white Christmas in Norway

Traffic and flight delays in eastern Norway after snowy start to week

Traffic and flight delays in eastern Norway after snowy start to week

Winter is here: snow in central Norway causes road closures

Winter is here: snow in central Norway causes road closures

Nordic countries sizzle as European heatwave moves north

Nordic countries sizzle as European heatwave moves north

Norway hit by early snowfall as up to 20 traffic accidents reported

Norway hit by early snowfall as up to 20 traffic accidents reported

Norway’s ‘weird’ summer could become norm: experts

Norway’s ‘weird’ summer could become norm: experts

Record Arctic heat drives reindeer into cool tunnels

Record Arctic heat drives reindeer into cool tunnels

Norway could see 40-degree summers: climate experts

Norway could see 40-degree summers: climate experts

Norwegians set records for beer consumption during hot summer

Norwegians set records for beer consumption during hot summer

‘Tropical’ night in Oslo for first time in 15 years

‘Tropical’ night in Oslo for first time in 15 years

‘Record’ number of Norwegians suffer snake bites during hot summer

‘Record’ number of Norwegians suffer snake bites during hot summer

Hot summer to hit Norwegian north with 20 degrees in Arctic Circle: forecast

Hot summer to hit Norwegian north with 20 degrees in Arctic Circle: forecast

Summer weather set to return to southern Norway: forecast

Summer weather set to return to southern Norway: forecast

‘Pray for rain’: Church of Norway after weeks of dry weather

‘Pray for rain’: Church of Norway after weeks of dry weather

Norway’s May was ‘warmest for 100 years’

Norway’s May was ‘warmest for 100 years’

Norway’s summer weather helps set records for meat sales

Norway’s summer weather helps set records for meat sales

Norway sets new May temperature record

Norway sets new May temperature record

Experts predict damaging spring floods in Norway

Experts predict damaging spring floods in Norway

Norway to see ‘May weather’ this weekend after cold start to spring

Norway to see ‘May weather’ this weekend after cold start to spring

Snow forecast in Oslo for May 1st

Snow forecast in Oslo for May 1st

Norway set for warm weekend weather with ‘heatwave’ forecast next week

Norway set for warm weekend weather with ‘heatwave’ forecast next week

Norway’s ski slopes set for record season

Norway’s ski slopes set for record season

Shivering Europe hopes for weekend respite as deep freeze persists

Shivering Europe hopes for weekend respite as deep freeze persists

Siberian cold makes way for Norwegian cold

Siberian cold makes way for Norwegian cold

‘Almost too dangerous to go out’: severe cold continues in southern Norway

‘Almost too dangerous to go out’: severe cold continues in southern Norway

Temperature in Norway drops to -32.5°C

Temperature in Norway drops to -32.5°C

Oslo sets aside 53 million kroner to clear away snow

Oslo sets aside 53 million kroner to clear away snow

Norwegian cabins almost buried as snow reaches three metres’ depth

Norwegian cabins almost buried as snow reaches three metres’ depth

40 degree temperature difference between Norway’s east and west

40 degree temperature difference between Norway’s east and west

Snow could cause delays at Oslo Airport

Snow could cause delays at Oslo Airport

Extreme weather system Aina batters Norway

Extreme weather system Aina batters Norway

Norway faces windy winter weather

Norway faces windy winter weather

Rain to follow snow in Norway this week

Rain to follow snow in Norway this week

Norway hit by weather trouble as both rain and snow disrupt country

Norway hit by weather trouble as both rain and snow disrupt country

New floods close roads across southern Norway

New floods close roads across southern Norway

More rain predicted for southern Norway after floods cause millions in damage

More rain predicted for southern Norway after floods cause millions in damage

Snow warnings issued for southern Norway

Snow warnings issued for southern Norway

Extreme flooding can be expected again: Norwegian water agency

Extreme flooding can be expected again: Norwegian water agency

Not-so-rainy Norwegian city sets record for warm September weather

Not-so-rainy Norwegian city sets record for warm September weather

Early snow in Norway makes driving hazardous

Early snow in Norway makes driving hazardous

Man struck by lightning as southern Norway pounded by storms

Man struck by lightning as southern Norway pounded by storms

Torrential rain causes road closures, evacuations and damage across Norway

Torrential rain causes road closures, evacuations and damage across Norway

Summer is here: 30 degrees in Norway this week

Summer is here: 30 degrees in Norway this week

Rainy Norwegian city gets wet weather every single day in June

Rainy Norwegian city gets wet weather every single day in June

Norwegians take skis out of storage after freak snowfall

Norwegians take skis out of storage after freak snowfall

Warmer weather finally coming to Norway as May begins

Warmer weather finally coming to Norway as May begins

Southern Norway sees 20 degree temperature drop in two days

Southern Norway sees 20 degree temperature drop in two days

Northern Norway residents told to stay inside during ‘dangerous’ storm

Northern Norway residents told to stay inside during ‘dangerous’ storm

Western Norway under flood warning

Western Norway under flood warning

Norway battered by strong winds and rising waters as Storm Vidar arrives

Norway battered by strong winds and rising waters as Storm Vidar arrives

Norway’s December weather as warm as summer

Norway’s December weather as warm as summer

Powerful Storm Urd leaves its mark on Norway

Powerful Storm Urd leaves its mark on Norway

Norway told to brace for Christmas storms

Norway told to brace for Christmas storms

Finally! Longer days on the way for (most of) Norway

Finally! Longer days on the way for (most of) Norway

Norway’s winter is going to be even colder than you thought

Norway’s winter is going to be even colder than you thought

Svalbard escapes winter rainstorm unharmed

Svalbard escapes winter rainstorm unharmed

Svalbard residents evacuated ahead of ‘extreme’ storm

Svalbard residents evacuated ahead of ‘extreme’ storm

Nearly 3,000 left without power after winter storm hits Norway

Nearly 3,000 left without power after winter storm hits Norway

Winter to arrive in Norway this weekend

Winter to arrive in Norway this weekend

Norway has warmest September in 116 years

Norway has warmest September in 116 years

New September weather record set in Norway

New September weather record set in Norway

Rain and records continue to fall in Bergen

Rain and records continue to fall in Bergen

Western Norway braces for extremely heavy rains

Western Norway braces for extremely heavy rains

Parts of Norway could get August snow

Parts of Norway could get August snow

Danish scientist: Mysterious ‘blue blob’ caused by weather

Danish scientist: Mysterious ‘blue blob’ caused by weather

Denmark top holiday choice for Norwegians

Denmark top holiday choice for Norwegians

Rain threatens Norway’s Sankthans celebrations

Rain threatens Norway’s Sankthans celebrations

Norway treated to early ‘summer’ – will it last?

Norway treated to early ‘summer’ – will it last?

Future snowless winters will cost Norway dearly

Future snowless winters will cost Norway dearly

Mild weather plays havoc with Nordic car rally

Mild weather plays havoc with Nordic car rally

Norway braces for wrath of mighty storm Tor

Norway braces for wrath of mighty storm Tor

Tromsø residents see sun for first time in two months

Tromsø residents see sun for first time in two months

Norway became warmer and wetter in 2015

Norway became warmer and wetter in 2015

Rare light phenomenon spotted in Oslo skies

Rare light phenomenon spotted in Oslo skies

‘200-year flood’ ravages southern Norway

‘200-year flood’ ravages southern Norway

It’s snowing! Winter arrives late in Oslo

It’s snowing! Winter arrives late in Oslo

Amateur weathermen: ‘early winter for Norway’

Amateur weathermen: ‘early winter for Norway’

Experts baffled by freak downpour in Norway

Experts baffled by freak downpour in Norway

Aircraft lifted despite cabin crew walk-off

Aircraft lifted despite cabin crew walk-off

Storm strands ferry for over 24 hours

Storm strands ferry for over 24 hours

Norway sees warmest June since 1953

Norway sees warmest June since 1953

Norway sees warmest winter for 150 years

Norway sees warmest winter for 150 years

North Norway records driest January ever

North Norway records driest January ever

Temperatures hit -42 in Norway cold snap

Temperatures hit -42 in Norway cold snap

Norway set for stormy Christmas Eve

Norway set for stormy Christmas Eve

Hundreds flee floods in Norway

Hundreds flee floods in Norway

Southern Norway hit by flooding and rail chaos

Southern Norway hit by flooding and rail chaos

Bergen gets wettest July day since 1938

Bergen gets wettest July day since 1938

Oslo roads flooded in summer storm

Oslo roads flooded in summer storm

Northern Norway hit by major flooding

Northern Norway hit by major flooding

Scientists stunned by Oslo meteorite find

Scientists stunned by Oslo meteorite find

Fireball strikes land in southern Norway

Fireball strikes land in southern Norway

Temperature sinks to new winter low

Temperature sinks to new winter low

Norway numbed: Mercury drops to -37 degrees

Norway numbed: Mercury drops to -37 degrees

Norway aglow in northern light show

Norway aglow in northern light show

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Berit, 66, saw her house blow away on Christmas Day

Norway counts cost of Christmas hurricane

Norway counts cost of Christmas hurricane

Norway sees warmest November in 111 years

Norway sees warmest November in 111 years

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Storm wave sweeps away film crew members

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Storm crashes into coastal Norwegian towns