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 July, the weather is beautiful everywhere in Finland
  • 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 months are January and February
  • Tampere is the city with the best climate, with good weather 8 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Helsinki are July and August


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

January 11°F to 36°F
5 to 17 days*
February 13°F to 34°F
3 to 15 days*
March 18°F to 36°F
4 to 16 days*
April 29°F to 47°F
4 to 16 days*
May 41°F to 61°F
4 to 15 days*
June 50°F to 68°F
5 to 15 days*
July 58°F to 74°F
5 to 16 days*
August 54°F to 70°F
5 to 16 days*
September 45°F to 61°F
4 to 13 days*
October 32°F to 50°F
6 to 15 days*
November 25°F to 45°F
4 to 17 days*
December 18°F to 40°F
4 to 18 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Finland by cities

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Helsinki

Helsinki

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

Lapland (Rovaniemi)

Lapland (Rovaniemi)

The best months to go to Lapland (Rovaniemi) are june, july and august.

Tampere

Tampere

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

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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), Tampere, Ålands and Jyväskylä, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Finland?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Helsinki29°F29°F34°F43°F56°F63°F70°F68°F59°F49°F41°F36°F
Lapland (Rovaniemi)18°F20°F27°F36°F52°F63°F68°F65°F54°F40°F31°F25°F
Tampere25°F27°F34°F47°F61°F68°F74°F70°F59°F47°F38°F31°F
Ålands36°F34°F36°F41°F49°F58°F65°F65°F59°F50°F45°F40°F
Jyväskylä23°F25°F32°F43°F59°F67°F72°F68°F58°F45°F36°F29°F
Kuopio23°F25°F31°F41°F56°F65°F72°F68°F58°F45°F36°F29°F
Masku31°F31°F36°F45°F58°F65°F70°F68°F61°F49°F41°F36°F
Oulanka national park (Oulangan kansallispuisto)18°F20°F27°F36°F50°F61°F68°F63°F52°F38°F31°F23°F
Saimaa25°F27°F32°F45°F59°F68°F74°F70°F59°F47°F38°F31°F
Tampere25°F27°F34°F47°F61°F68°F74°F70°F59°F47°F38°F31°F
Turku31°F31°F36°F45°F58°F65°F70°F68°F61°F49°F41°F36°F
Turku Archipelago (Abo Skargard)31°F31°F36°F45°F56°F65°F70°F68°F61°F49°F41°F36°F
Alajärvi25°F27°F32°F45°F59°F67°F72°F68°F59°F45°F38°F31°F
Ekenäs31°F31°F34°F43°F54°F61°F68°F67°F59°F49°F43°F36°F
Forssa27°F29°F34°F47°F61°F67°F72°F70°F59°F47°F38°F32°F
Hämeenlinna25°F27°F34°F47°F61°F68°F74°F70°F59°F47°F38°F31°F
Hamina29°F29°F32°F41°F54°F61°F68°F67°F59°F49°F41°F36°F
Hanko32°F32°F34°F41°F50°F58°F67°F67°F59°F50°F45°F40°F
Haukipudas22°F23°F31°F40°F52°F61°F68°F65°F56°F43°F36°F29°F
Heinola25°F27°F34°F47°F61°F68°F74°F70°F59°F47°F38°F31°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather



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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), Tampere, Ålands, Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Masku, Oulanka national park (Oulangan kansallispuisto), and 66 other cities.

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

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