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

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Traveling to Ruka, Finland? If you're planning to go to Ruka, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Ruka, Finland

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

Important essentials for Ruka, Finland

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ruka, 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 potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent 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

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

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January

January in Ruka can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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February

If you go to Ruka in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you are traveling to Ruka in March, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in this region can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

May here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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June

June here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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July

Traveling to Ruka in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Ruka is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you go to Ruka in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Ruka is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Ruka is frosty. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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December

December in Ruka can be dangerously cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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