Fredrikstad used to have a large sawmill industry and was an important harbour for timber export, then later on shipbuilding, until the main yard was closed in the 1980s. The main industries are currently various chemical plants and other light industry. In 2005, Fredrikstad was the final host port for the Tall Ships' Race, attracting thousands to the city.
The climate in Fredrikstad is maritime mild, with all monthly temperature above freezing point. Average temperature in january is 2°C (38 °F), and in july the average temperature is 17°C (64 °F). Annually precipitation is 750 mm.
Weather forecast Fredrikstad
Accommodation in Fredrikstad
Fredrikstad has about 20 Hotels / Bed & Breakfasts, you can find a list here.
Tourist Office, Kirkegaten 31B, Telephone +47 69 30 46 00 - Travel guide webpage.
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