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 good everywhere in 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 months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are July, August, October and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Helsinki, Kuopio, Tampere, Alajärvi, Forssa, Hämeenlinna, Heinola, Iisalmi, Ilomantsi, Imatra, Jämsä, Joensuu, Joutseno, Kajaani, Kankaanpaeae, Kauhajoki, Keuruu, Kirkkonummi, Kitee, Kouvola, Lahti, Lappeenranta, Lohja, Mäntsälä, Mikkeli, Nivala, Oravais, Porvoo, Riihimäki, Saarijaervi, Salo, Savonlinna, Seinäjoki, Siilinjärvi, Vantaa, Varkaus and Ylivieska, 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
January 13°F to 31°F
39%
February 16°F to 31°F
40%
March 22°F to 34°F
37%
April 31°F to 43°F
35%
May 45°F to 58°F
34%
June 52°F to 63°F
38%
July 61°F to 70°F
40%
August 58°F to 67°F
40%
September 49°F to 59°F
37%
October 34°F to 49°F
35%
November 29°F to 43°F
39%
December 20°F to 38°F
45%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Finland by cities

Helsinki

Best time to go to Helsinki

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

Lapland (Rovaniemi)

Best time to go to Lapland (Rovaniemi)

The best months to go to Lapland (Rovaniemi) je %MONTH% are july and august.

Jyväskylä

Best time to go to Jyväskylä

The best months to go to Jyväskylä je %MONTH% are july and august.

Kuopio

Best time to go to Kuopio

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

Masku

Best time to go to Masku

The best months to go to Masku je %MONTH% are july and august.

Tampere

Best time to go to Tampere

The best months to go to Tampere je %MONTH% are june, july and august.


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Climate and Weather in Finland

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

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42% 45% 35% 29% 32% 33% 35% 42% 36% 39% 40% 51%
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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.
Helsinki32°F34°F36°F45°F58°F65°F72°F68°F61°F49°F43°F38°F
Lapland (Rovaniemi)18°F20°F27°F36°F52°F61°F70°F65°F54°F40°F31°F23°F
Jyväskylä31°F31°F34°F43°F59°F67°F72°F68°F58°F45°F38°F34°F
Kuopio29°F31°F34°F41°F58°F65°F72°F68°F58°F45°F38°F34°F
Masku32°F34°F36°F45°F58°F63°F70°F68°F61°F49°F43°F38°F
Tampere31°F32°F36°F47°F61°F67°F74°F70°F61°F47°F40°F34°F
Turku32°F34°F36°F45°F58°F63°F70°F68°F61°F49°F43°F38°F
Alajärvi25°F27°F32°F45°F59°F67°F74°F68°F59°F45°F38°F29°F
Ekenäs31°F31°F34°F43°F54°F61°F68°F68°F61°F49°F43°F36°F
Forssa25°F27°F34°F47°F61°F67°F74°F70°F61°F47°F38°F31°F
Hämeenlinna25°F27°F34°F47°F61°F68°F74°F70°F59°F45°F38°F31°F
Hamina31°F31°F34°F43°F54°F61°F70°F68°F61°F49°F43°F36°F
Hanko34°F34°F36°F43°F52°F59°F67°F67°F61°F50°F45°F40°F
Haukipudas22°F23°F31°F40°F54°F61°F70°F67°F58°F43°F36°F29°F
Heinola25°F27°F32°F45°F61°F68°F74°F70°F59°F45°F38°F31°F
Iisalmi22°F25°F31°F41°F58°F65°F72°F68°F58°F43°F36°F29°F
Ilomantsi20°F22°F29°F40°F59°F67°F72°F68°F56°F41°F34°F25°F
Imatra23°F27°F32°F45°F61°F68°F76°F72°F61°F47°F38°F31°F
Ingå31°F31°F34°F43°F54°F61°F68°F68°F61°F49°F43°F36°F
Jakobstad29°F29°F32°F40°F50°F58°F65°F65°F58°F47°F41°F34°F

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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), Jyväskylä, Kuopio, Masku, Tampere, Turku, Alajärvi, and 61 other cities.

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

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