A WELSHMAN’S IMPRESSION OF SWEDEN
A personal view by Dewi Williams
February 6, 2009

"While growing up in Wales, Dewi Williams formed some pre-conceived ideas about Sweden. He examines how reality compares with expectation and gives his updated view of Swedish geography, nature and society."


Wales

Scandinavia
Sweden in brief
Average temperatures
  JANUARY JULY
Malmö  -0.2°C (+31.6°F) +16.8°C (62.2°F)
Stockholm  -2.8°C (+27.0°F) +17.2°C (63.0°F)
Kiruna -16.0°C (+3.2°F) +12.8°C (55.0°F)

Daylight
  JANUARY 1 JULY 1
Malmö 7 hours 17 hours
Stockholm 6 hours 18 hours
Kiruna 0 hours 24 hours