Weather, climate and best time to go to Lapland

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Lapland

Best time to go to Lapland

Best time to go to Lapland

The best time to go to Lapland is from june until september, in which you have a very cold or pleasant temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Lapland is 17° in july and the lowest is -11° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Lapland or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Lapland
  Max temp Precipchance Precip Snow days
Jan -11° 42 mm 17
Feb -10° 39 mm 16
Mar -5° 29 mm 15
Apr -1° 43 mm 17
May 65 mm 10
Jun 13° 89 mm 2
Jul 17° 122 mm 0
Aug 15° 77 mm 0
Sep 10° 92 mm 3
Oct 51 mm 10
Nov -5° 48 mm 15
Dec -8° 50 mm 18
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

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Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Lapland indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Lapland.

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Holiday Lapland

Holiday Lapland

Hotels and apartments in Lapland

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Climate Lapland

Climate Lapland

In Lapland there is the subarctic climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Lapland is 2° degrees and there is 746 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 98 days a year with an average humidity of 85% and an UV-index of 2.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for in Lapland per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan -11° -14° 42 mm 4 17 10 3 1
Feb -10° -14° 39 mm 3 16 9 3 1
Mar -5° -10° 29 mm 5 15 11 3 1
Apr -1° -5° 43 mm 6 17 7 3 1
May 65 mm 13 10 8 2 3
Jun 13° 89 mm 20 2 8 3 4
Jul 17° 13° 122 mm 22 0 9 3 4
Aug 15° 10° 77 mm 18 0 13 2 3
Sep 10° 92 mm 17 3 10 3 2
Oct -2° 51 mm 10 10 11 3 2
Nov -5° -8° 48 mm 5 15 10 3 1
Dec -8° -12° 50 mm 4 18 9 3 1

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum -11° in january in Lapland and at least around -14° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 17 days in january.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum -10° in february in Lapland and at least around -14° degrees. In february there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 39 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 16 days in february.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum -5° in march in Lapland and at least around -10° degrees. In march there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 15 days in march.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum -1° in april in Lapland and at least around -5° degrees. In april there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 17 days in april.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 5° in may in Lapland and at least around 2° degrees. In may there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 10 days in may.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 13° in june in Lapland and at least around 9° degrees. In june there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 89 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 2 days in june.

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 17° in july in Lapland and at least around 13° degrees. In july there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 122 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Lapland.

Suitable month for:  road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 15° in august in Lapland and at least around 10° degrees. In august there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 77 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Lapland.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 10° in september in Lapland and at least around 5° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 92 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 3 days in september.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 1° in october in Lapland and at least around -2° degrees. In october there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm. The it will be dry 11 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 10 days in october.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum -5° in november in Lapland and at least around -8° degrees. In november there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 48 mm. The it will be dry 10 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 15 days in november.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum -8° in december in Lapland and at least around -12° degrees. In december there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Lapland and on average, it snows 18 days in december.

Suitable month for:  winter sports

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Weather statistics Lapland

Weather statistics Lapland

View all weather statistics from Lapland per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Lapland and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Lapland

14 day weather forecast Lapland

The weather for in Lapland will be 9° till ° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Sa22 Sep Su23 Sep Mo24 Sep Tu25 Sep We26 Sep Th27 Sep Fr28 Sep
  Light doucheregen Light doucheregen Lichte sneeuw Enkele wolken Lichte sneeuw Broken wolken Bewolkt
Max (°C)
Min (°C) -1° -1° -2° -1° -2°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 30% 50% 25% 0% 50% 15% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 2.4mm 6.0mm 0.6mm 0mm 2.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0cm 0cm 0.6cm 0cm 2.0cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 0cm 0cm 1cm 1cm 3cm 3cm 3cm
UV-index
UV-index 2 1 2 4 2 4 1
Weather forecast next week
  Sa29 Sep Su30 Sep Mo1 Oct Tu2 Oct We3 Oct Th4 Oct Fr5 Oct
  Lichte sneeuw Mix Sneeuw / rain Regen Sneeuw Sneeuw Enkele wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C)
Min (°C) -2° -2° -5° -6° -7°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 20% 45% 70% 85% 75% 0% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 0.4mm 3.1mm 13.9mm 8.1mm 4.3mm 0mm 0.1mm
Snowfall and snow cover
Snowfall (cm) 0.6cm 0.9cm 0cm 12.2cm 6.2cm 0cm 0cm
Snow cover (cm) 3cm 4cm 2cm 12cm 18cm 18cm 18cm
UV-index
UV-index 3 1 1 2 1 3 2
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About Lapland

About Lapland

Lapland is in the continental part Europa . It is 400.000 km² and has a population of 2.000.000. In terms of area, the country is 2x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Lapland you have to use + or 00 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 +5012457809 or 005012457809.


Lapland is in a straight line at 2.131 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 3128 km from London to the capital city Lapland and you are about 33 minutes and 50 minutes on your way without stops and delay..

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Time difference Lapland

Time difference Lapland

In Lapland it is now 09:00 hour in the morning on saturday 22 september 2018. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Lapland is Europe/Stockholm and the Greenwich time is UTC+02.

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Vaccinations Lapland

Vaccinations Lapland

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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Lapland

Reisadvies voor Lapland

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. Er was geen reden voor inhoudelijke aanpassingen.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Lapland op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Lapland

Currency Lapland

In Lapland the Europese Euro is used to pay.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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