Kilpisjärvi, Finland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Kilpisjärvi, Finland? If you're planning to go to Kilpisjärvi, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Kilpisjärvi, Finland

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

Important essentials for Kilpisjärvi, Finland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kilpisjärvi is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Kilpisjärvi is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

In March, Kilpisjärvi is frosty. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s 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 Kilpisjärvi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

April in Kilpisjärvi is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

May here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

June in Kilpisjärvi is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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July

In July, Kilpisjärvi is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kilpisjärvi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

August here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Kilpisjärvi in September, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Kilpisjärvi is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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November

In November, Kilpisjärvi is very cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Kilpisjärvi, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

In December, Kilpisjärvi is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Kilpisjärvi, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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