Finland weather averages for holidays in 2017/2018

Check Finland weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2017/2018. Today's maximum temperature in Finland is expected to be 0°C, while the average maximum temperature in January is -4°C. The weather guide for Finland shown below is for Helsinki. Read more about the weather in Finland.

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Finland weather averages

Check Finland weather averages before you book your next holiday. The warmest month in Finland is July with an average maximum temperature of 21°C. The sunniest month is June with on average 9 hours of bright sunshine per day. The month with the least number of days with some rain is May with 10 days. The sea is at its warmest in Finland in August with an average sea temperature of 16°C. The Finland weather averages shown below are for Helsinki.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Hours of sunshine (daily)

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Days with some rainfall

Sea temperature (°C)

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Finland weather today

Here is the weather in Finland today, Saturday 21st January 2017. Expect clear skies in Finland with a maximum temperature of 0°C and 6 hours of bright sunshine. There are 0 cm of snow expected and a gentle breeze of 13 kph from the north-west. The weather forecast shown below is for Helsinki.

  • 0
    °C maximum temperature
  • -3
    °C minimum temperature
  • clear skies
  • 6
    hours of sunshine
  • 0
    cm of snow expected
  • -4
    °C wind chill
  • 13
    kph wind from NW

5-day weather forecast

Metric (°C / mm)  |  Imperial (°F / inches)

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Finland weather overview

Finland is a country of extremes with very harsh winters but warm, pleasant summers. The north of the country lies inside the Arctic Circle and this means summer days are not only sunny but long with an average of 10 hours of sunshine. However temperatures tend to be higher in the low-lying south. In winter, central and southern Finland enjoy relatively mild weather while the rest of the country shivers and dons its snow boots.

In the north, the winter snows can last up to seven months. One compensation for the cold winters is that they bring long bouts of settled weather. In the summer, the weather is very changeable and light rain always a possibility.

What to pack for Finland weather

Take very warm clothing in the winter months, especially if you plan to enter the Arctic Circle, light to warm clothing with rainwear for the summer and always pack insect repellent: gnats and mosquitoes are a pest, especially in the north.

Finland holiday weather averages by month

Check Finland holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Finland weather with the United States

Below the Finland weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Finland (Helsinki) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

Finland (Helsinki)
USA (Washington)
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Oct
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Dec

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