Finland
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Finland

The best time to visit Finland is from June until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Finland is 20°C in July and the lowest is -3°C in January.

Finland has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Finland or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average North Finland weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -9 -7 -3 1 11 16 20 17 12 3 -2 -6
Precipitation (mm) 23 21 29 23 29 38 36 37 31 28 29 29

Climate data from city: Rovaniemi

Average South Finland weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -3 -2 0 6 13 16 20 20 15 8 5 1
Water temperature (°C) 3 0 0 2 9 17 23 23 20 13 9 5
Precipitation (mm) 34 32 30 23 20 29 38 37 25 36 36 40

Climate data from city: Helsinki




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Finland weather

The Finland weather for will be 9° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature is 11°C.

The Finland weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Helsinki.

Finland 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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9°C
3°C
0.1 mm
20%
4 Bft
WSW
11°C
2
Wednesday
18 may
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15°C
2°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
W
11°C
6
Thursday
19 may
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13°C
4°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
SSE
11°C
6
Friday
20 may
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13°C
4°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
SSE
11°C
3
Saturday
21 may
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12°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
S
11°C
6


Climate Finland

Click on a region of Finland to view the climate:

North Finland (Rovaniemi)

North Finland has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for North Finland 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -9 -7 -3 1 11 16 20 17 12 3 -2 -6
Night temp. (°C) -14 -13 -11 -5 3 7 11 9 5 -1 -5 -10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 23 21 29 23 29 38 36 37 31 28 29 29
Days with rain 2 1 5 10 13 15 16 15 14 9 7 3
Days with snow 20 19 20 18 6 1 - - 1 8 16 22
Dry days 9 8 6 2 12 14 15 16 15 14 7 6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 1 2 3 3 9 1 10 9 6 4 2 1
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 1 1 4 5 5 4 2 1 1 1

Climate data from city: Rovaniemi

South Finland (Helsinki)

South Finland has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for South Finland 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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -3 -2 0 6 13 16 20 20 15 8 5 1
Night temp. (°C) -6 -6 -4 1 7 11 15 15 11 5 2 -2
Water temp. (°C) 3 0 0 2 9 17 23 23 20 13 9 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 34 32 30 23 20 29 38 37 25 36 36 40
Days with rain 7 6 9 12 11 14 16 15 12 12 13 11
Days with snow 20 19 18 5 1 - - - - 3 6 16
Dry days 4 3 4 13 19 16 15 16 18 16 11 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 3 4 7 10 13 12 10 8 4 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4
UV-index 1 1 1 3 4 4 5 4 3 2 1 1

Climate data from city: Helsinki

Finland weather by month

What is the average Finland weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Finland?

Finland lies in a straight line about 6,560 km from United States (New York → Helsinki). By car the distance is 2,680 km. You are on your way 31 hours and 40 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Finland?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Finland is approximately 12 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Finland?

These are the largest airports in Finland:

How many inhabitants are there in Finland?

Finland has approximately 5,514,997 inhabitants.

How big is Finland?

The area of Finland is around 337,030 km². It is 1,5x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Finland?

The capital of Finland is Helsinki.

What is the currency of Finland?

In Finland the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 May 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 0.84 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 1.19 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 84.21 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 118.75 US dollar

What is the area code of Finland?

The area code to call Finland is +358.