The best times to visit Downtown Kuopio for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 2nd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Downtown Kuopio Travel Info

Weather in Downtown Kuopio

Temperature

Average temperatures in Downtown Kuopio vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Downtown Kuopio, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 73.9°F (23.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.4°F (14.1°C) at night.

Downtown Kuopio Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Downtown Kuopio Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Downtown Kuopio Perceived Temperature (F)

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Downtown Kuopio Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Downtown Kuopio Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 22.7 17.8 12.2
Feb 31.3 27.7 23.3
Mar 34.7 27.1 19
Apr 45.4 37.7 30.6
May 59.1 51 42.9
Jun 66.1 58.4 50.8
Jul 70.6 62.9 55.2
Aug 68.2 60.6 53.8
Sep 57.8 51.7 46.1
Oct 44.1 39.7 35.2
Nov 37.7 34.3 30.9
Dec 29.2 24.9 19.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -5.2 -7.9 -11
Feb -0.4 -2.4 -4.8
Mar 1.5 -2.7 -7.2
Apr 7.4 3.2 -0.8
May 15.1 10.6 6.1
Jun 18.9 14.7 10.4
Jul 21.4 17.2 12.9
Aug 20.1 15.9 12.1
Sep 14.3 10.9 7.8
Oct 6.7 4.3 1.8
Nov 3.2 1.3 -0.6
Dec -1.6 -3.9 -6.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Downtown Kuopio are April, March, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early April. For example, on the week of April 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 17th.

When can you find snow in Downtown Kuopio? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early to mid April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Downtown Kuopio is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Downtown Kuopio.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Downtown Kuopio (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 23% 11.9 2.4
Feb 18% 12.8 1.4
Mar 17% 13.6 1.5
Apr 16% 12.5 1.5
May 20% 0 3
Jun 22% 0 2.6
Jul 31% 0 4.1
Aug 25% 0 2.2
Sep 28% 0 2.8
Oct 26% 1.5 2.4
Nov 39% 1.6 2.9
Dec 43% 6.4 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 30.2 6.1
Feb 18 32.5 3.6
Mar 17 34.5 3.8
Apr 16 31.8 3.8
May 20 0 7.6
Jun 22 0 6.6
Jul 31 0 10.4
Aug 25 0 5.6
Sep 28 0 7.1
Oct 26 3.8 6.1
Nov 39 4.1 7.4
Dec 43 16.3 8.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Downtown Kuopio has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (56.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (86.8%).

Wind in Downtown Kuopio is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by March and November. December’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.5 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid December where average top sustained speeds reach 9.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Downtown Kuopio.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.1 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.7 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
May 5.4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 5 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.7 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.2 Light breeze 6.8 Light breeze
Sep 4.9 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.7 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.5%
Feb 82.3%
Mar 63.9%
Apr 58%
May 56.9%
Jun 61.1%
Jul 67.8%
Aug 71.8%
Sep 80.3%
Oct 80.4%
Nov 86.8%
Dec 84.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Downtown Kuopio?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Finland; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Downtown Kuopio, Finland is July, followed by June and January. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Downtown Kuopio in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.7 in December means 50.7% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall Downtown Kuopio Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.8°F (19.3°C) and 32.8°F (0.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Downtown Kuopio, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.1°F (16.7°C) and 32.5°F (0.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 12 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Downtown Kuopio to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 33.1°F (0.6°C) and 17.8°F (-7.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 13 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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