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 -5° till -12° 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

Thursday 2 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
-10°
2.2 cm 5.0 mm 90% 4 m/s 0
Friday 3 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-10°
-16°
0.1 cm 0.3 mm 30% 1 m/s 0
Saturday 4 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-16°
-28°
0.1 cm 0.4 mm 40% 1 m/s 0
Sunday 5 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-29°
-32°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 0
Monday 6 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-22°
-32°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Tuesday 7 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-20°
-28°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Wednesday 8 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-24°
-28°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-14°
-26°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 0
Friday 10 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-10°
-18°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Saturday 11 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-15°
-24°
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 1 m/s 0
Sunday 12 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-24°
-27°
0 cm 0.1 mm 20% 1 m/s 0
Monday 13 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-27°
-27°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Tuesday 14 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-27°
-30°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Wednesday 15 Dec Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-12°
-29°
0 cm 0.2 mm 15% 1 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 16,685 km from Wellington.

How long is the flight to Lapland?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Lapland is approximately 20 h. 20 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 2 December 2021

  • 1 Euro = 0.58 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 1.72 Euro
  • 10 Euro = 5.82 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 17.17 Euro
  • 100 Euro = 58.23 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 171.72 Euro