Best time to visit, weather and climate Rovaniemi

Best time to visit Rovaniemi, Finland

The best time to visit Rovaniemi in Finland is from june until august, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in Rovaniemi is 20°C in july and the lowest is -9°C in january. The weather and climate of Rovaniemi is suitable for a winter sports.

The average climate figure for Rovaniemi is an 7,2. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Rovaniemi has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Rovaniemi or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Rovaniemi per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-9°C -7°C -3°C 1°C 11°C 16°C 20°C 17°C 12°C 3°C -2°C -6°C
23
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21
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29
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23
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29
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38
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36
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37
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31
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28
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29
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29
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Climate Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Rovaniemi is 8° degrees and there is about 380 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 137 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.


Climate Rovaniemi

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day -9°C -7°C -3°C 1°C 11°C 16°C 20°C 17°C 12°C 3°C -2°C -6°C
Night -14°C -13°C -11°C -5°C 3°C 7°C 11°C 9°C 5°C -1°C -5°C -10°C
Precip 23
mm
21
mm
29
mm
23
mm
29
mm
38
mm
36
mm
37
mm
31
mm
28
mm
29
mm
29
mm
Rain
days
2 1 5 10 13 15 16 15 14 9 7 3
Snow
days
20 19 20 18 6 1 0 0 1 8 16 22
Dry
days
9 8 6 2 12 14 15 16 15 14 7 6
Sun hours
per day
1 2 3 3 9 1 10 9 6 4 2 1
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 1 1 4 5 5 4 2 1 1 1
 


Climate Rovaniemi january

On average, it is maximum -9° in january in Rovaniemi and at least around -14° degrees. In january there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 9 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 20 days in january.

Climate Rovaniemi february

On average, it is maximum -7° in february in Rovaniemi and at least around -13° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 21 mm. The it will be dry 8 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 19 days in february.

Climate Rovaniemi march

On average, it is maximum -3° in march in Rovaniemi and at least around -11° degrees. In march there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 20 days in march.

Climate Rovaniemi april

On average, it is maximum 1° in april in Rovaniemi and at least around -5° degrees. In april there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm. The it will be dry 2 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 18 days in april.

Climate Rovaniemi may

On average, it is maximum 11° in may in Rovaniemi and at least around 3° degrees. In may there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 12 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 6 days in may.

Climate Rovaniemi june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in Rovaniemi and at least around 7° degrees. In june there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 1 day in june.

Climate Rovaniemi july

On average, it is maximum 20° in july in Rovaniemi and at least around 11° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 36 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Rovaniemi.

Climate Rovaniemi august

On average, it is maximum 17° in august in Rovaniemi and at least around 9° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Rovaniemi.

Climate Rovaniemi september

On average, it is maximum 12° in september in Rovaniemi and at least around 5° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 1 day in september.

Climate Rovaniemi october

On average, it is maximum 3° in october in Rovaniemi and at least around -1° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 8 days in october.

Climate Rovaniemi november

On average, it is maximum -2° in november in Rovaniemi and at least around -5° degrees. In november there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 7 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 16 days in november.

Climate Rovaniemi december

On average, it is maximum -6° in december in Rovaniemi and at least around -10° degrees. In december there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 6 days this month in Rovaniemi and on average, it snows 22 days in december.

14 day weather forecast Rovaniemi

The weather for Rovaniemi in Finland will be 20° till 14° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
15 Aug
Bewolkt 20°C 13°C 0.1 mm 10% 3m/s 2
Su
16 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 16°C 10°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 4
Mo
17 Aug
Broken wolken 15°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 3
Tu
18 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 15°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 4
We
19 Aug
Bewolkt 16°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 2
Th
20 Aug
Bewolkt 15°C 8°C 1.4 mm 60% 2m/s 1
Fr
21 Aug
Bewolkt 17°C 7°C 0.6 mm 40% 3m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
22 Aug
Broken wolken 21°C 12°C 0.1 mm 20% 2m/s 4
Su
23 Aug
Bewolkt 18°C 11°C 1.4 mm 60% 3m/s 1
Mo
24 Aug
Regen 17°C 10°C 6.3 mm 85% 2m/s 2
Tu
25 Aug
Bewolkt 15°C 7°C 1.7 mm 65% 2m/s 1
We
26 Aug
Bewolkt 12°C 2°C 2.1 mm 65% 3m/s 1
Th
27 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 14°C 2°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Fr
28 Aug
Gespreide bewolking 14°C 8°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2

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Vacation Rovaniemi

Hotels and apartments in Rovaniemi

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Flight tickets to Rovaniemi

The 3 nearest airports to Rovaniemi you can fly to are:

  • Rovaniemi Airport (9 km)
    Rovaniemi
  • Kittilä Airport (139 km)
    Kittilä
  • Enontekio Airport (229 km)
    Enontekiö

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About Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi lies in Finland in the province Lappi and the population consists of 34.781 inhabitants. If you want to call Rovaniemi you have to use +358 or 00358 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +3585012457809 or 003585012457809.

Rovaniemi is in a straight line at 11.184 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 14 hours.

The coordinates of Rovaniemi, Finland are latitude: 66.5 en longitude: 25.716667

The GPS coordinates are N 66° 30' 0.0000" en E 25° 43' 0.1200"

Currency Rovaniemi

In Rovaniemi the Euro is used to pay.

Exchange rate Euro (EUR) 15 august 2020

1 Euro = 20,59 South African rand
100 Euro = 2.059,48 South African rand

1 South African rand = 0,05 Euro
100 South African rand = 4,86 Euro

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Time difference Rovaniemi

In Rovaniemi it is now 14:16 o’clock in the afternoon on saturday 15 august 2020. That is 1 hour later than in New Zealand. The time zone of Rovaniemi is Europe/Helsinki and the Greenwich time is UTC+03.

Vaccinations Rovaniemi

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Rovaniemi.

  • Tekenencefalitis