Central Finland, Finland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Central Finland, Finland? If you're planning to go to Central Finland, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Central Finland, Finland

Based on the climate and weather in Central Finland, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Central Finland, Finland by month

January

Traveling to Central Finland in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter

February

February for Central Finland is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Coveralls

March

March here is frigid. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

April

Traveling to Central Finland in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans

May

May for Central Finland can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

June

June is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

July

July for Central Finland is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

August is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts

September

If you go to Central Finland in September, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

October

October for Central Finland can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

November

November here can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket

December

December here is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Central Finland, Finland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Finland, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Central Finland
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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