Skjern is a railway town with a population of 7,741 in western Jutland, Denmark (1 January 2014). It served as the administrative center of the now-defunct Skjern Municipality. It has been the co-administrative headquarters of the Ringkøbing-Skjern Municipality since 2007. Skjern is served by the Stauning Vestjylland Airport, which also houses Danmarks Flymuseum, which displays vintage aircraft.
Skjern's average temperatures vary significantly. Given the humidity, temperatures seem chilly for approximately half of the year and pleasant with a risk of rain or snow for the rest of the year. When compared to other tourist sites across the world, the location is less temperate than others, ranking in the 25th percentile for pleasant weather. The weeks with the best weather are indicated above. If you want to visit Skjern during the hottest months, the best months to go are July, August, and September. See the table below for average monthly temperatures. Late July is often the hottest month, with highs hovering around 74.6°F (23.7°C) and temperatures seldom falling below 54.4°F (12.4°C) at night.