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Best time to visit Finland

Best time to visit Finland

The best time to visit Finland is from may until september, when you will have a soft till warm temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Finland is 26° in july and the lowest is 0° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Finland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Climate North Finland per month

Climate data from: Rovaniemi
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
-5° -2° -1° 16° 19° 26° 19° 13° -2°
MM
rain
23 mm 21 mm 29 mm 23 mm 29 mm 38 mm 36 mm 37 mm 31 mm 28 mm 29 mm 29 mm
Snow
days
20 19 20 18 6 1 0 0 1 8 16 22

Climate South Finland per month

Climate data from: Helsinki
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Day
max °C
Sea
MM
rain
Snow
days
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
15° 18° 26° 21° 16° 10°
Water °C 17° 23° 23° 20° 13°
MM
rain
34 mm 32 mm 30 mm 23 mm 20 mm 29 mm 38 mm 37 mm 25 mm 36 mm 36 mm 40 mm
Snow
days
20 19 18 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 16
Vacation Finland

Vacation Finland

Hotels and apartments in Finland

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Climate Finland

Climate Finland

Climate Finland (North) per Month
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Finland (North) there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the warm-summer humid continental climate and subarctic climate. The average annual temperature for Finland (North) is 4° degrees and there is about 352 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 137 days a year with an average humidity of 87% and an UV-index of 2.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
-5° -2° -1° 16° 19° 26° 19° 13° -2°
Night
min °C
-14° -13° -11° -5° 11° -1° -5° -10°
MM
rain
23 mm 21 mm 29 mm 23 mm 29 mm 38 mm 36 mm 37 mm 31 mm 28 mm 29 mm 29 mm
Rain
days
2 1 5 10 13 15 16 15 14 9 7 3
Snow
days
20 19 20 18 6 1 0 0 1 8 16 22
Dry
days
9 8 6 2 12 14 15 16 15 14 7 6
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Average
UV-index
1 1 1 1 4 5 5 4 2 1 1 1
Climate data from: Rovaniemi

Climate Finland (North) january

On average, it is maximum -5° in january in Finland (North) and at least around -14° degrees. In january there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 20 days in january.

Climate Finland (North) february

On average, it is maximum -2° in february in Finland (North) and at least around -13° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 19 days in february.

Climate Finland (North) march

On average, it is maximum -1° in march in Finland (North) and at least around -11° degrees. In march there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 20 days in march.

Climate Finland (North) april

On average, it is maximum 4° in april in Finland (North) and at least around -5° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 2 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 18 days in april.

Climate Finland (North) may

On average, it is maximum 16° in may in Finland (North) and at least around 3° degrees. In may there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 6 days in may.

Climate Finland (North) june

On average, it is maximum 19° in june in Finland (North) and at least around 7° degrees. In june there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 1 day in june.

Climate Finland (North) july

On average, it is maximum 26° in july in Finland (North) and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Finland.

Climate Finland (North) august

On average, it is maximum 19° in august in Finland (North) and at least around 9° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Finland.

Climate Finland (North) september

On average, it is maximum 13° in september in Finland (North) and at least around 5° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 1 day in september.

Climate Finland (North) october

On average, it is maximum 5° in october in Finland (North) and at least around -1° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 8 days in october.

Climate Finland (North) november

On average, it is maximum 1° in november in Finland (North) and at least around -5° degrees. In november there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 16 days in november.

Climate Finland (North) december

On average, it is maximum -2° in december in Finland (North) and at least around -10° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 22 days in december.

Climate Finland (South) per Month
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Finland (South) there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the warm-summer humid continental climate and subarctic climate. The average annual temperature for Finland (South) is 8° degrees and there is about 380 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 137 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
Water °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
15° 18° 26° 21° 16° 10°
Night
min °C
-6° -6° -4° 11° 15° 15° 11° -2°
Water °C 17° 23° 23° 20° 13°
MM
rain
34 mm 32 mm 30 mm 23 mm 20 mm 29 mm 38 mm 37 mm 25 mm 36 mm 36 mm 40 mm
Rain
days
7 6 9 12 11 14 16 15 12 12 13 11
Snow
days
20 19 18 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 16
Dry
days
4 3 4 13 19 16 15 16 18 16 11 4
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
Average
UV-index
1 1 1 3 4 4 5 4 3 2 1 1
Climate data from: Helsinki

Climate Finland (South) january

On average, it is maximum 0° in january in Finland (South) and at least around -6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 3° degrees. In january there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 20 days in january.

Climate Finland (South) february

On average, it is maximum 1° in february in Finland (South) and at least around -6° degrees. The sea temperature is around 0° degrees. In february there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm. The it will be dry 3 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 19 days in february.

Climate Finland (South) march

On average, it is maximum 3° in march in Finland (South) and at least around -4° degrees. The sea temperature is around 0° degrees. In march there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 18 days in march.

Climate Finland (South) april

On average, it is maximum 7° in april in Finland (South) and at least around 1° degrees. The sea temperature is around 2° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 13 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 5 days in april.

Climate Finland (South) may

On average, it is maximum 15° in may in Finland (South) and at least around 7° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In may there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 1 day in may.

Climate Finland (South) june

On average, it is maximum 18° in june in Finland (South) and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 17° degrees. In june there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Finland.

Climate Finland (South) july

On average, it is maximum 26° in july in Finland (South) and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Finland.

Climate Finland (South) august

On average, it is maximum 21° in august in Finland (South) and at least around 15° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Finland.

Climate Finland (South) september

On average, it is maximum 16° in september in Finland (South) and at least around 11° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. In september there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Finland.

Climate Finland (South) october

On average, it is maximum 10° in october in Finland (South) and at least around 5° degrees. The sea temperature is around 13° degrees. In october there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm. The it will be dry 16 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 3 days in october.

Climate Finland (South) november

On average, it is maximum 7° in november in Finland (South) and at least around 2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 9° degrees. In november there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 6 days in november.

Climate Finland (South) december

On average, it is maximum 4° in december in Finland (South) and at least around -2° degrees. The sea temperature is around 5° degrees. In december there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm. The it will be dry 4 days this month in Finland and on average, it snows 16 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Finland

14 day weather forecast Finland

The weather for Helsinki in Finland will be around 19° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Finland is based on the weather in Helsinki.

Weather forecast this week
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Tu
25 Jun
We
26 Jun
Th
27 Jun
Fr
28 Jun
Sa
29 Jun
Su
30 Jun
Mo
1 Jul
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Regen Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Bewolkt Broken wolken
Max (°C) 19° 16° 17° 20° 19° 19° 21°
Min (°C) 13° 15° 15° 12° 10° 14°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0.8
mm
10.2
mm
0
mm
0
mm
2.3
mm
1.2
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 15% 65% 0% 0% 30% 20%
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 3 6 7 2 6

Weather forecast next week
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Tu
2 Jul
We
3 Jul
Th
4 Jul
Fr
5 Jul
Sa
6 Jul
Su
7 Jul
Mo
8 Jul
  Broken wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 21° 19° 17° 16° 21° 19° 17°
Min (°C) 12° 10° 12° 14°
Rainfall (mm) 1.2
mm
2.0
mm
0.1
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0
mm
6.8
mm
Rainfall (%) 20% 30% 15% 15% 0% 0% 55%
UV-index
UV-index 5 6 3 3 5 2 2
About Finland

About Finland

Finland is in the continental part Europa and the capital is Helsinki. The total surface is 337.030 km² with 1.250 km of coastline and the population consists of 5.514.997 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 1,5x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Finland you have to use +358 or 00358 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3585012457809 or 003585012457809.

Finland is in a straight line at 1.937 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 3 hour and 05 min. If you are going to drive here by car, then the route is 2680 km from London to the capital city Helsinki and you are about 31 hour and 40 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

Time difference Finland

Time difference Finland

In Finland it is now 23:36 o’clock in the evening on tuesday 25 june 2019. That is 2 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Finland is Europe/Helsinki and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Currency Finland

Currency Finland

In Finland the Euro is used to pay.

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Vaccinations Finland

Vaccinations Finland

Person and travel related vaccinations

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