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

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

When to go to Vantaa, Finland

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

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

January

Traveling to Vantaa in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

This is also a rainy time for Vantaa, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

If you are traveling to Vantaa in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Vantaa is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Vantaa can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Vantaa in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Vantaa in September, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Vantaa during October, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear

December

December in Vantaa can be extremely cold. 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).

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:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens

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

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

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