Best time to visit, weather and climate Helsinki

Best time to visit Helsinki, Finland

The best time to visit Helsinki in Finland is from june until september, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Helsinki is 20°C in july and the lowest is -3°C in january. The water temperature is between 0°C and 23°C. The weather and climate of Helsinki is suitable for a city trip.

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Helsinki has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Helsinki 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 30 years.

Climate Helsinki per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-3°C -2°C 0°C 6°C 13°C 16°C 20°C 20°C 15°C 8°C 5°C 1°C
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Climate Helsinki

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


Climate Helsinki

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -3°C -2°C 0°C 6°C 13°C 16°C 20°C 20°C 15°C 8°C 5°C 1°C
Night -6°C -6°C -4°C 1°C 7°C 11°C 15°C 15°C 11°C 5°C 2°C -2°C
Water 3°C 0°C 0°C 2°C 9°C 17°C 23°C 23°C 20°C 13°C 9°C 5°C
Precip 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
Sun hours
per day
2 3 4 7 10 13 12 10 8 4 3 2
Wind force
in 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 Helsinki january

On average, it is maximum -3° in january in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 20 days in january.

Weather Helsinki february

On average, it is maximum -2° in february in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 19 days in february.

Weather Helsinki march

On average, it is maximum 0° in march in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 18 days in march.

Weather Helsinki april

On average, it is maximum 6° in april in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 5 days in april.

Weather Helsinki may

On average, it is maximum 13° in may in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 1 day in may.

Weather Helsinki june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in Helsinki 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 Helsinki.

Weather Helsinki july

On average, it is maximum 20° in july in Helsinki 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 Helsinki.

Weather Helsinki august

On average, it is maximum 20° in august in Helsinki 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 Helsinki.

Weather Helsinki september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in Helsinki 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 Helsinki.

Weather Helsinki october

On average, it is maximum 8° in october in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 3 days in october.

Weather Helsinki november

On average, it is maximum 5° in november in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 6 days in november.

Weather Helsinki december

On average, it is maximum 1° in december in Helsinki 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 Helsinki and on average, it snows 16 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Helsinki

The weather for Helsinki in Finland will be ° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

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About Helsinki

Helsinki lies in Finland in the province Uusimaa and the population consists of 1.115.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Helsinki 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.

Helsinki is in a straight line at 1.821 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 2 hours50.

The coordinates of Helsinki, Finland are latitude: 60.175556 en longitude: 24.934167

The GPS coordinates are N 60° 10' 32.1600" en E 24° 56' 3.1200"

Flight tickets to Helsinki

The 3 nearest airports to Helsinki you can fly to are:

  • Helsinki Vantaa Airport (16 km)
    Helsinki
  • Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport (85 km)
    Tallinn
  • Turku Airport (152 km)
    Turku

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Currency Helsinki

In Helsinki the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 15 june 2021

1 Euro = 1,19 United States dollar
100 Euro = 118,75 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 0,84 Euro
100 United States dollar = 84,21 Euro

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Time difference Helsinki

In Helsinki it is now 16:03 o’clock in the afternoon on tuesday 15 june 2021. That is 7 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Helsinki is Europe/Helsinki and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.


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