Kurjenrahka National Park, Finland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Kurjenrahka National Park, Finland

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

What to wear/what to pack for Kurjenrahka National Park, Finland by month

January

January in Kurjenrahka National Park is unbearably cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Kurjenrahka National Park 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), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Kurjenrahka National Park can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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:

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

April

April in Kurjenrahka National Park is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Kurjenrahka National Park during May, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Kurjenrahka National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses

July

July here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

Traveling to Kurjenrahka National Park in August, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece

September

If you visit Kurjenrahka National Park during September, you are likely to find that it is crisp. 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).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Kurjenrahka National Park in November, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Kurjenrahka National Park is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Kurjenrahka National Park, Finland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kurjenrahka National Park, 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 Kurjenrahka National Park

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