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

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

When to go to Mikkeli, Finland

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

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

January

January in Mikkeli is beyond freezing and very snowy. 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 sometimes.

It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Mikkeli can be bitter cold and very snowy. 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 occasionally.

It also snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Mikkeli is freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows about half 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:

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

April

April in Mikkeli is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Mikkeli in May, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Mikkeli in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Mikkeli during July, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

August

August in Mikkeli is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Mikkeli is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Mikkeli during October, you are likely to find that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Mikkeli in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Mikkeli in December, you will notice that it is frigid and very snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mikkeli, 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 Mikkeli
  • Appropriate museum wear

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