Honningsvaag is located in the northern part of Norway. In fact it is considered the northernmost city in the entire country. Honningsvaag is a small port city with only 2,600 residents. Despite an edict in 1997 that all cities must have at least 5000 residents Honningsvaag was able to keep its city status. Honningsvaag is located on the bay of Mageroya, which is also an island.
Honnigsvaag offers a port of call for many cruise ships during the year, but most often in the summer months. Temperatures in Honningsvaag will be around -3 to 15 degrees Celsius through the year. The warmest months are in summer, with July as the best cruising month. July offers sunnier days and less rain than the rest of the year. During the year you can expect rain, clouds, and some snow. The magnificent clouds add to the picturesque appeal. In fact, winter in Honningsvaag is sensational when the storm clouds move over the fjords and the sun sets.