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

Traveling to South Karelia, Finland? If you're planning to go to South Karelia, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 South Karelia, Finland

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

Important essentials for South Karelia, Finland

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for South Karelia, Finland by month

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January

If you go to South Karelia in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in South Karelia is biting 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 once in a while. 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.

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March

March in South Karelia is frigid 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 a bit less than half of the time. 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.

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April

If you vacation in South Karelia during April, you might find that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow a bit less than half of the time.

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May

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

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June

In June, South Karelia is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time jump into 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 South Karelia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

In July, South Karelia is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for South Karelia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

In August, South Karelia is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for South Karelia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

In September, South Karelia can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for South Karelia, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

In October, South Karelia is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for South Karelia, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

In November, South Karelia is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for South Karelia, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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December

December in South Karelia is freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. 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.

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