The climate of Kirkenes is usually cold. The city enjoys long winters and short summer. The rainfall is pretty scarce and therefore Kirkenes is referred to as the driest place of Norway.
The city sees daylight for 24 hours from 17th of May to the 21st of July and faces a dark period (sun below the horizon) from 21st of November to the 21st of January.
The best time to Visit Kirkenes is during winter.