Denmark is a Scandinavian country with a cold climate. The weather in Denmark is maritime and can be quite unpredictable, changing from bright sunshine to fog and rain. There are four seasons, though it sometimes seems like only two with winter running into spring and short summers. Winter consists of short days and long nights. Temperatures range from an average of 3 degrees Celcius in winter to 15 degrees in summer. It does snow but often not for long. It is important to dress well for the cold climate in Denmark.