Finland
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Best time to visit Finland

To go to Finland, the best time to visit is June through September. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Finland, July is the warmest month with 69°F and the most cold month is 27°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Finland, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate North Finland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 17 19 26 34 51 60 68 63 53 38 29 22
Precipitation (inch) 9 8 11 9 11 15 14 15 12 11 11 11

Weather data from: Rovaniemi

Climate South Finland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 27 28 33 42 55 61 69 67 59 47 40 34
Water temperature (°F) 37 33 33 36 48 63 73 74 67 55 47 42
Precipitation (inch) 13 13 12 9 8 11 15 15 10 14 14 16

Weather data from: Helsinki




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Finland weather

The weather for Finland over the next 14 days will be 70°F till 79° with a couple of days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 57°F.

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

5-day weather forecast Finland

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Thursday
11 august
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79°F
57°F
0 in
0%
3 Bft
SW
14°F
5
Friday
12 august
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72°F
55°F
0 in
0%
1 Bft
SSW
14°F
4
Saturday
13 august
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73°F
48°F
0 in
0%
1 Bft
E
14°F
5
Sunday
14 august
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77°F
55°F
0.1 in
10%
2 Bft
SSW
14°F
5
Monday
15 august
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77°F
63°F
0 in
0%
2 Bft
SW
14°F
5

View the 14 day weather forecast for Finland


Climate Finland

Click on a region of Finland to view the climate:

North Finland (Rovaniemi)

North Finland has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for North Finland is 11° degrees and there is about 138 inch 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. (°F) 17 19 26 34 51 60 68 63 53 38 29 22
Night temp. (°F) 6 8 13 24 37 45 52 48 41 30 23 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 9 8 11 9 11 15 14 15 12 11 11 11
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

Weather data from: Rovaniemi

South Finland (Helsinki)

South Finland has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for South Finland is 17° degrees and there is about 150 inch 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. (°F) 27 28 33 42 55 61 69 67 59 47 40 34
Night temp. (°F) 21 22 25 34 45 51 59 58 52 42 36 29
Water temp. (°F) 37 33 33 36 48 63 73 74 67 55 47 42
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 13 13 12 9 8 11 15 15 10 14 14 16
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

Weather data from: 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 4,076 miles from United States (New York → Helsinki). By car the distance is 1,665 miles. The total travel time is 31 hours and 40 minutes.

How long is the flight to Finland?

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

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What are the largest airports in Finland?

These are the largest airports in Finland:

  • Helsinki Vantaa Airport in Helsinki
  • Turku Airport in Turku
  • Pori Airport in Pori
  • Vaasa Airport in Vaasa
  • Rovaniemi Airport in Rovaniemi
  • Savonlinna Airport in Savonlinna
  • Enontekio Airport in Enontekiö
  • Ivalo Airport in Ivalo
  • Jyvaskyla Airport in Jyväskylän Maalaiskunta
  • Kajaani Airport in Kajaani

How many inhabitants does Finland have?

Finland has 5,514,997 inhabitants.

How big is Finland?

The surface area of Finland is 209,430 mi². It is slightly smaller 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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 11 August 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.