Saariselkä weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Saariselkä

The best time to visit in Saariselkä in Finland is from June until September, when you will have a very cold or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Saariselkä is 17°C in July and the lowest is -9°C in January. The weather and climate of Saariselkä is suitable for a winter sports.

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

Average weather Saariselkä by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -9 -9 -5 0 6 12 17 15 10 2 -3 -6
Precipitation (mm) 21 21 21 22 26 38 36 33 27 25 24 23

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14 day weather forecast Saariselkä

The weather for in Saariselkä will be -5° till -1° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 1 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
-16°
3.6 cm 7.1 mm 95% 6 m/s 0
Thursday 2 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
-10°
0.5 cm 1.0 mm 65% 5 m/s 0
Friday 3 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-11°
-13°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 1 m/s 0
Saturday 4 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-13°
-22°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 1 m/s 0
Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-17°
-22°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 0
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-16°
-21°
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 3 m/s 0
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-17°
-22°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 0

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-15°
-21°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 0
Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-14°
-17°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-12°
-15°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 4 m/s 0
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
-12°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 6 m/s 0
Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-6°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 9 m/s 0
Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-2°
0 cm 0.4 mm 30% 9 m/s 0
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 cm 0.3 mm 25% 8 m/s 0

Climate Saariselkä

Saariselkä has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Saariselkä is 3° degrees and there is about 316 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 121 days a year with an average humidity of 86% and an UV-index of 2.

Climate table of Saariselkä

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -9 -9 -5 0 6 12 17 15 10 2 -3 -6
Night temp. (°C) -15 -14 -12 -6 1 6 10 8 5 -1 -6 -11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 21 21 21 22 26 38 36 33 27 25 24 23
Days with rain 4 2 6 9 14 15 16 14 15 11 6 4
Days with snow 20 20 20 20 8 2 - - 1 9 18 22
Dry days 7 6 5 1 9 13 15 17 14 11 6 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 1 3 4 5 5 0 4 9 6 4 1 0
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 1 1 4 4 4 3 2 1 1 1

Saariselkä weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Saariselkä? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Saariselkä?

Saariselkä is located in Finland. It lies in a straight line at 1,481 miles from London. By car the distance is 2,058 miles. You are on your way 37 hours without delay.

The coordinates of Saariselkä are:

  • Latitude: 68.4193452
  • Longitude: 27.4098873

The GPS coordinates are 68° 25' N, 27° 24' E

How long is the flight to Saariselkä?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Saariselkä is approximately 3 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Saariselkä?

These are the airports closests to Saariselkä:

  • Ivalo Airport (13 mi) – Ivalo
  • Kittilä Airport (83 mi) – Kittilä
  • Kirkenes Airport (Høybuktmoen) (109 mi) – Kirkenes

What is the currency of Saariselkä?

In Saariselkä the Euro (EUR) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 1 December 2021

  • 1 Euro = 1.12 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.90 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 11.16 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 8.96 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 111.62 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 89.59 Euro

What is the area code of Saariselkä?

The area code to call Saariselkä is +358.