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

Traveling to Kotka, Finland? If you're planning to go to Kotka, 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 Kotka, Finland

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

Important essentials for Kotka, Finland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Kotka in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

February

February in Kotka is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

March

If you are traveling to Kotka in March, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

April

If you go to Kotka in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

May

If you vacation in Kotka during May, you are likely to notice that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

June

Traveling to Kotka in June, you will notice that it is cool and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

July

If you are traveling to Kotka in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

August

Traveling to Kotka in August, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

September

If you go to Kotka in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

October

October in Kotka can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

November

November in Kotka can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

December

Traveling to Kotka in December, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you plan to see the lovely Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, it's important to wear modest clothing:

Activities for Kotka, Finland

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Kotka.

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