Lapland weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Lapland

The best time to visit the region in Lapland is from June until September, when you will have a very cold or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Lapland is 17°C in July and the lowest is -10°C in January.

Lapland has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Lapland 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 Lapland by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -10 -9 -6 -1 5 12 17 15 10 1 -4 -7
Precipitation (mm) 20 17 16 17 26 32 37 31 37 26 20 23

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14 day weather forecast Lapland

The weather for in Lapland will be -4° till -2° 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

Friday 22 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-9°
2.9 cm 4.5 mm 90% 4 m/s 1
Saturday 23 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
-15°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 24 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-8°
-16°
0.3 cm 0.5 mm 50% 1 m/s 1
Monday 25 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-10°
4.4 cm 3.8 mm 95% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 26 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-7°
5.2 cm 4.3 mm 95% 1 m/s 1
Wednesday 27 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
6.9 cm 6.0 mm 95% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 28 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-13°
3.0 cm 4.5 mm 90% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Friday 29 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-7°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-6°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 0
Sunday 31 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-9°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Monday 1 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-4°
-6°
6.1 cm 5.3 mm 95% 3 m/s 0
Tuesday 2 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
-8°
2.8 cm 2.3 mm 90% 1 m/s 0
Wednesday 3 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
-5°
8.8 cm 7.4 mm 95% 3 m/s 0
Thursday 4 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-15°
0 cm 1.1 mm 50% 7 m/s 0

Climate Lapland

The region Lapland has the continental climate prevailing. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Lapland is 2° degrees and there is about 302 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 149 days a year with an average humidity of 85% and an UV-index of 2.

Climate table of Lapland

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -10 -9 -6 -1 5 12 17 15 10 1 -4 -7
Night temp. (°C) -16 -16 -13 -9 -2 6 9 7 3 -3 -8 -13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 20 17 16 17 26 32 37 31 37 26 20 23
Days with rain 5 4 6 8 11 13 15 13 13 9 5 6
Days with snow 19 18 17 16 10 2 - - 3 12 16 21
Dry days 7 6 8 6 10 15 16 18 14 10 9 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 1 4 5 6 6 0 6 9 7 5 2 0
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 3
UV-index 1 1 2 1 3 4 4 3 2 2 1 1

Lapland weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Lapland? 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 Lapland?

The region Lapland is located in . It lies in a straight line at 1,324 miles from London. By car the distance is 1,927 miles. You are on your way 34 hours and 30 minutes without delay.

How long is the flight to Lapland?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Lapland is approximately 3 h. 10 min.

How many inhabitants are there in Lapland?

Lapland has approximately 2,000,000 inhabitants.

How big is Lapland?

The area of Lapland is around {size.

What is the currency of Lapland?

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

Exchange rates on 22 October 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