Nurmes, Finland: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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

When to go to Nurmes, Finland

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Nurmes in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Nurmes is unbearably cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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March

March in this region is beyond freezing and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

April can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Nurmes can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

In June, Nurmes is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nurmes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

In July, Nurmes can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Nurmes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Nurmes can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September in Nurmes can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October in Nurmes is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to high 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Nurmes is frosty and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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December

In December, Nurmes can be dangerously cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Nurmes, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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

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

  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. This one is sufficent for most locations, but check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Nurmes. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Emergency water purifier

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