Finland
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Finland

To go to Finland, the best time to visit is in July and August. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Finland, July is the warmest month with 20°C and the most cold month is -3°C 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 (°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

Weather data from: Rovaniemi

Climate South Finland 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

Weather data from: Helsinki




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Finland weather

The weather for Finland over the next 14 days will be 8°C till 14° with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature will be 5°C.

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

5-day weather forecast Finland

Weather
Max/min
Water
Precip
Wind
Saturday
1 october
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12°C
6°C
5°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Sunday
2 october
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11°C
8°C
5°C
0 mm
4 m/s
Monday
3 october
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12°C
7°C
5°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Tuesday
4 october
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13°C
8°C
5°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Wednesday
5 october
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13°C
6°C
5°C
0 mm
8 m/s

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 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

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 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

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 5,244 km from India (New Delhi → Helsinki).

How long is the flight to Finland?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Finland is approximately 7 h. 20 min.

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What are the largest airports in Finland?

These are the largest airports in Finland:

  • Helsinki Vantaa Airport (HEL) in Helsinki
  • Turku Airport (TKU) in Turku
  • Pori Airport (POR) in Pori
  • Vaasa Airport (VAA) in Vaasa
  • Rovaniemi Airport (RVN) in Rovaniemi
  • Savonlinna Airport (SVL) in Savonlinna
  • Enontekio Airport (ENF) in Enontekiö
  • Ivalo Airport (IVL) in Ivalo
  • Jyvaskyla Airport (JYV) in Jyväskylän Maalaiskunta
  • Kajaani Airport (KAJ) in Kajaani

How many inhabitants does Finland have?

Finland has 5,514,997 inhabitants.

How big is Finland?

The surface area of Finland is 337,030 km². It is 10x smaller than India.

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 1 October 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.011 Euro
  • 1 Euro = 88.05 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 1.14 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 8,804.55 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Finland?

The area code to call Finland is +358.