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

Get the very best time to go to Lapland from seasonal averages in many locations like Ranua or Apatity on this page.

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When is the best time to go to Lapland?

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

  • The best months to go to Rovaniemi are July and August
  • July is the hottest month in Rovaniemi, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June, July, August and September

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

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

When to go to Lapland by city

Rovaniemi

Best time to go to Rovaniemi

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

Mourmansk

Best time to go to Mourmansk

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

Oulanka National Park

Best time to go to Oulanka National Park

The best months to go to Oulanka National Park are june, july and august.

Saariselkä

Best time to go to Saariselkä

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

Tromso

Best time to go to Tromso

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


Climate and Weather in Lapland

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Lapland : Rennes


Temperatures and rainfall in Lapland

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Lapland and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Rovaniemi, Mourmansk, Oulanka National Park, Saariselkä and Tromso, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Lapland

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cities in Lapland

About Lapland

What can I do in Lapland?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Lapland reliable?

Climate data for Lapland has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Lapland allows us to determine the average for each month in Rovaniemi, Mourmansk, Oulanka National Park, Saariselkä, Tromso, Alta, Kemi, Lulea, and 36 other cities.

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

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