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

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

When to go to Tornio, Finland

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

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

January

If you go to Tornio in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Coveralls
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thick pajamas
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves

February

February in Tornio is biting cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

It 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:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Coveralls
  • High performance gloves
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Insulated boots

March

March in Tornio is biting cold 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 occasionally.

It also snows about two thirds 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:

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

April

April for Tornio is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters

May

In May, Tornio is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Tornio, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Tornio is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tornio during July, you are likely to find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Tornio is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and regularly jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Tornio, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Tornio is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Tornio can be 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 about half of the time.

It also snows regularly. 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:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Jacket or coat

November

November in Tornio can be bitter cold and very snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Tornio can be bitter cold and extremely snowy. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Coveralls
  • High performance gloves
  • Neck gaiter
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Insulated boots
  • Umbrella
  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tornio, 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 Tornio
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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