Finland, a northern European country, is one of the Nordic countries which include Denmark,
Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Aland Islands, the Faroe Islands and the Greenland. About
four million tourists visit this country every year. The landscape consists of thick forests, rolling
hills and innumerable lakes, inlets, rivers and waterways. Among numerous tourism attractions
are museums, cross country, alpine skiing and winter sports. Another popular destination is Santa
Claus Village in the town of Rovaniemi. Helsinki is the capital, the largest city and the main
international airport besides a few others all over the country.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, trams, boats, inter-city air, trains and tour
Tourist seasons: High tourist season is from June to August, mid season December to May and
low season September to November.
Weather: Climatological Information Helsinki-Vantaa, Finland, source Finnish Meteorological
Institute. Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the
same city, town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions.
Visit relevant source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Climatological information is based on monthly averages for the 30-year period 1971-2000.
- Mean number of precipitation days = Mean number of days with at least 1 mm of precipitation.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Precipitation Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared.
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