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

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

When to go to Hanko, Finland

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

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

January

In January, Hanko is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Hanko, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket

February

In February, Hanko is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Hanko, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens

March

If you are traveling to Hanko in March, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters

April

If you are traveling to Hanko in April, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow once in a while.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Hanko is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

June

In June, Hanko is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Hanko, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece

July

If you go to Hanko in July, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses

August

If you go to Hanko in August, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

September

September in Hanko is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

October

October can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts

November

If you go to Hanko in November, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow occasionally.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Hanko in December, you will notice that it is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hanko, 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 Hanko
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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