Best Time To Visit Rovaniemi

Best 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:

23-Jan-2018
oF | oC
Today 23 Jan

-17oC

-18oC

Light snow (2–6 cm.) until evening.

Wind:1.54 m/s

Humidity:78%

Precipitation:0.1%

  • Wed 24 Jan
    -3oC | -5oC

    Snow (4–11 cm.) throughout the day.

  • Thu 25 Jan
    2oC | -2oC

    Snow (3–8 cm.) until afternoon.

  • Fri 26 Jan
    -1oC | -9oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Sat 27 Jan
    -8oC | -12oC

    Mostly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Sun 28 Jan
    -4oC | -7oC

    Overcast throughout the day.

  • Mon 29 Jan
    -4oC | -8oC

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Rovaniemi

Average Temperature in Rovaniemi by month

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  • 15o
  • 10o
  • 5o 0o
Jan

Average temperature: -14oC

Minimum temperature: -23oC

Maximum temperature: -8oC

Feb

Average temperature: -7oC

Minimum temperature: -12oC

Maximum temperature: -4oC

Mar

Average temperature: -7oC

Minimum temperature: -16oC

Maximum temperature: -2oC

Apr

Average temperature: -4oC

Minimum temperature: -13oC

Maximum temperature: 0oC

May

Average temperature: 3oC

Minimum temperature: -2oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Jun

Average temperature: 4oC

Minimum temperature: 0oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Jul

Average temperature: 18oC

Minimum temperature: 12oC

Maximum temperature: 23oC

Aug

Average temperature: 15oC

Minimum temperature: 9oC

Maximum temperature: 20oC

Sep

Average temperature: 9oC

Minimum temperature: 4oC

Maximum temperature: 16oC

Oct

Average temperature: 5oC

Minimum temperature: 3oC

Maximum temperature: 7oC

Nov

Average temperature: -5oC

Minimum temperature: -14oC

Maximum temperature: 1oC

Dec

Average temperature: -10oC

Minimum temperature: -23oC

Maximum temperature: -2oC

Highest temperature in Rovaniemi is recorded as 23oC in July.

Lowest temperature in Rovaniemi is recorded as -23oC in January and December.

Average Rain in Rovaniemi by Month (in mm)

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  • 15
  • 10
  • 5 0
Jan

Average Rain: 3.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 1.52 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 1.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 10.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 21.7 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 3.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

May

Average Rain: 0.51 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 1.52 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 1.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 3.11 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 0 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 0 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 17.54 mm

Minimum Rain: 1.52 mm

Maximum Rain: 34.08 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 6.71 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 20.12 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 7.21 mm

Minimum Rain: 1.52 mm

Maximum Rain: 18.59 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 3.09 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 9.27 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 2.05 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 4.63 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Rovaniemi is 34.08 mm in August.

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

Average Humidity in Rovaniemi by Month (in %)

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  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 86%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Feb

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 86%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Mar

Average Humidity: 92%

Minimum Humidity: 90%

Maximum Humidity: 95%

Apr

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 81%

May

Average Humidity: 66%

Minimum Humidity: 60%

Maximum Humidity: 77%

Jun

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 59%

Maximum Humidity: 74%

Jul

Average Humidity: 50%

Minimum Humidity: 44%

Maximum Humidity: 55%

Aug

Average Humidity: 79%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Sep

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 81%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Oct

Average Humidity: 88%

Minimum Humidity: 82%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Nov

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 86%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

Dec

Average Humidity: 93%

Minimum Humidity: 89%

Maximum Humidity: 97%

Most humid month in Rovaniemi is December.

Least humid month in Rovaniemi is July.

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