Finland: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the perfect time to visit Finland from seasonal averages in many locations like Jyväskylä or Sodankylä, below.

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When is the best time to go to Finland?

When is the best time to go to Finland? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Finland, the weather is at least tolerable in June, July and August
  • The best months to go to Helsinki are June, July and August
  • On average, the warmest months in Helsinki are July and August, and the coldest month of the year is February
  • The rainiest months in this city are August and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Helsinki and Kuopio, with good weather at least 3 months a year

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Finland for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad Finland in january
very bad Finland in february
very bad Finland in march
very bad Finland in april
very bad to tolerable* Finland in may
tolerable to good* Finland in june
tolerable to good* Finland in july
tolerable to good* Finland in august
bad to tolerable* Finland in september
very bad to bad* Finland in october
very bad Finland in november
very bad Finland in december

When to go to Finland by city

Helsinki

Best time to go to Helsinki

The best months to go to Helsinki are june, july and august.

Lapland (Rovaniemi)

Best time to go to Lapland (Rovaniemi)

The best time to visit Lapland (Rovaniemi) is august.

Jyväskylä

Best time to go to Jyväskylä

The best time to visit Jyväskylä is july.

Kuopio

Best time to go to Kuopio

The best months to go to Kuopio are june, july and august.

Masku

Best time to go to Masku

The best months to go to Masku are july and august.


Climate and Weather in Finland

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Finland : Helsinki's Lutheran Cathedral


Temperatures and rainfall in Finland

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Finland and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Helsinki, Lapland (Rovaniemi), Jyväskylä, Kuopio and Masku, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Finland

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cities in Finland (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Finland

What can I do in Finland?

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Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Finland reliable?

Climate data for Finland has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Finland allows us to determine the average for each month in Helsinki, Lapland (Rovaniemi), Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Masku, Sodankylä, Tampere and Turku.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in Finland:

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