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

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Traveling to Kuopio, Finland? If you're planning to go to Kuopio, I have 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 Kuopio, Finland

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

Important essentials for Kuopio, Finland

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Kuopio, Finland

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

If you are going to see the amazing The Orthodox Church Museum, it's useful to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Kuopio.

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

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    January

    January in Kuopio can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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    February

    February for Kuopio is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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    March

    If you go to Kuopio in March, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    April

    If you go to Kuopio in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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    May

    May here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    June

    June in Kuopio is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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    July

    July here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    August

    If you are traveling to Kuopio in August, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    September

    September in Kuopio can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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    October

    If you go to Kuopio in October, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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    November

    November in Kuopio is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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    December

    December in Kuopio is unbearably cold. 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 once in a while.

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