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

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

When to go to Ostrobothnia, Finland

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

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

January

January in Ostrobothnia can be bitter 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).

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:

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

February

If you are traveling to Ostrobothnia in February, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Ostrobothnia is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits 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:

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

June

June here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Ostrobothnia during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Ostrobothnia is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Ostrobothnia in November, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Ostrobothnia in December, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ostrobothnia, 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 Ostrobothnia

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