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

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

When to go to Utsjoki, Finland

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

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

January

In January, Utsjoki can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Utsjoki, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Utsjoki can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 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:

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

March

March in Utsjoki can be extremely cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Utsjoki is frosty and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Utsjoki, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Utsjoki in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Utsjoki can be very chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Utsjoki, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Utsjoki can be brisk and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Utsjoki is brisk and extremely rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Utsjoki is cold and extremely rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Utsjoki is frigid, very snowy and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Utsjoki is freezing and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

It also 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:

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

December

In December, Utsjoki can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Utsjoki, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Utsjoki, 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 Utsjoki
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

Check out our guides for these other locations: Western Arizona, Arizona, United States of America, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States of America, Northern Oman, Oman, Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí, Costa Rica, Robertsbridge, England, United Kingdom, Livermore, California, United States of America, Taunus, Germany, Union Pier, Indiana, United States of America, Gasan, Philippines, Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and Deta, Romania.