Best Time To Visit Rovaniemi - Time To Go To Rovaniemi

Figuring the best time to visit Rovaniemi will depend on the activities you would like to take up – Rovaniemi is a delight any time of the year you decide to visit! Every season brings out a different side of Rovaniemi – nature lover’s paradise and a must visit for all Santa lovers!

  • Summer (June to August): The best time to visit Rovaniemi – mild summer and longer hours of daylight make it a peak season. This is also the time to experience Midnight sun – 24 hours of daylight!
  • Winter (November to March): Although the weather in Rovaniemi is quite harsh during winter, it is one of the good seasons to visit the Rovaniemi if you would like to make best of winter sports and spend Christmas with the Santa himself – since you are in official hometown of Santa Claus! Also, make it a point to experience unusual stuff like staying in a Snow hotel, do Ice swimming, sleigh rides and much more!
  • Autumn (September to October): With summer just gone, temperature in Rovaniemi around this time is quite pleasant. In Finnish, it is known as “Ruska”. The City turns into a riot of colors and the views from various look out points are breath-taking! One of the favourite seasons of locals!
  • Spring (April to May): With the sun shining and appearance of greener patches and the snow starting to melt away, locals rush out of their homes making the best use of bright days! You know its spring for sure when you see reindeer calves, ice blocks floating and an increase in fauna – migratory birds flock to Rovaniemi!

Climate in Rovaniemi

Know weather for your travel dates:

18-Sep-2018
Today 18 Sep

52

45

Light rain overnight.

Wind:1.9 m/s

Humidity:87%

Precipitation:0.19%

  • Wed 19 Sep
    56 | 44

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 20 Sep
    56 | 48

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Fri 21 Sep
    59 | 43

    Light rain until afternoon and windy starting in the evening.

  • Sat 22 Sep
    52 | 41

    Mostly cloudy starting in the evening.

  • Sun 23 Sep
    48 | 31

    Foggy in the afternoon.

  • Mon 24 Sep
    49 | 28

    Partly cloudy overnight.

Month wise Weather in Rovaniemi

Average Temperature in Rovaniemi by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 17℉

Minimum temperature: -26℉

Maximum temperature: 34℉

Feb

Average temperature: 18℉

Minimum temperature: -4℉

Maximum temperature: 41℉

Mar

Average temperature: 25℉

Minimum temperature: -4℉

Maximum temperature: 43℉

Apr

Average temperature: 30℉

Minimum temperature: 9℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

May

Average temperature: 38℉

Minimum temperature: 23℉

Maximum temperature: 59℉

Jun

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 32℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Jul

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 37℉

Maximum temperature: 77℉

Aug

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 70℉

Sep

Average temperature: 46℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 63℉

Oct

Average temperature: 35℉

Minimum temperature: 5℉

Maximum temperature: 48℉

Nov

Average temperature: 27℉

Minimum temperature: -2℉

Maximum temperature: 41℉

Dec

Average temperature: 18℉

Minimum temperature: -9℉

Maximum temperature: 36℉

Highest temperature in Rovaniemi is recorded as 77℉ in July.

Lowest temperature in Rovaniemi is recorded as -25.6℉ in January.

Average Rain in Rovaniemi by Month (in mm)

  • 20
  • 15
  • 10
  • 5 0
Jan

Average Rain: 3.35 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 13.96 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 2.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 24.75 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 4.3 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 23.23 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 4.28 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 29.44 mm

May

Average Rain: 1.89 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 30.97 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 6.6 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 58.83 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 11.44 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 111.5 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 12.43 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 61.94 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 5.67 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 80.53 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 5.64 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 29.44 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 11.1 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 52.67 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 4.59 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 27.86 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Rovaniemi is 111.5 mm in July.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Rovaniemi is May.

Average Humidity in Rovaniemi by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 74%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Feb

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Mar

Average Humidity: 82%

Minimum Humidity: 58%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Apr

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 50%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

May

Average Humidity: 62%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Jun

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 40%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Jul

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Aug

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 67%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Oct

Average Humidity: 91%

Minimum Humidity: 80%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Nov

Average Humidity: 92%

Minimum Humidity: 84%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Dec

Average Humidity: 93%

Minimum Humidity: 83%

Maximum Humidity: 99%

Most humid month in Rovaniemi is December.

Least humid month in Rovaniemi is May.

Best time to visit Rovaniemi Attractions in September

  • Best time to visit Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Arktikum in Rovaniemi
    • Monday : Closed
    • Tuesday - Sunday : 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Husky Safaris in Rovaniemi
    • Monday : Closed
    • Tuesday - Sunday : 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Best time to visit Ranua Wildlife Park in Rovaniemi
    • Everyday : 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM