The best times to visit Haparanda for ideal weather are

April 16th to September 30th

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



Other Haparanda Travel Info

Weather in Haparanda


Average temperatures in Haparanda vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Haparanda, 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 71.1°F (21.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 51.5°F (10.8°C) at night.

Haparanda Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Haparanda Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Haparanda Perceived Temperature (F)


Haparanda Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Haparanda 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 26.2 18.6 11.4
Feb 21.4 14.1 5.8
Mar 32 24.6 16.5
Apr 41.5 33.7 25.7
May 51.8 43.8 35.6
Jun 63.3 54.6 45.5
Jul 67.1 60.4 52.2
Aug 62.3 56.1 48.8
Sep 52.2 45.6 37.5
Oct 45 40.5 34.6
Nov 31.6 27.4 22.2
Dec 35 29.9 23

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -3.2 -7.4 -11.4
Feb -5.9 -9.9 -14.6
Mar 0 -4.1 -8.6
Apr 5.3 0.9 -3.5
May 11 6.6 2
Jun 17.4 12.6 7.5
Jul 19.5 15.8 11.2
Aug 16.8 13.4 9.3
Sep 11.2 7.6 3.1
Oct 7.2 4.7 1.4
Nov -0.2 -2.6 -5.4
Dec 1.7 -1.2 -5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Haparanda are April, February, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early November with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of November 5th.

When can you find snow in Haparanda? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Haparanda is often around around February 26th 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 Haparanda.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 29% 5.4 3.5
Feb 15% 14.5 1.5
Mar 18% 21.3 2.1
Apr 14% 13.8 1.6
May 18% 0 1.7
Jun 17% 0 2.2
Jul 25% 0 4
Aug 15% 0 2.6
Sep 21% 0 2.2
Oct 29% 0 3.1
Nov 44% 2.4 4.4
Dec 25% 1.4 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 13.7 8.9
Feb 15 36.8 3.8
Mar 18 54.1 5.3
Apr 14 35.1 4.1
May 18 0 4.3
Jun 17 0 5.6
Jul 25 0 10.2
Aug 15 0 6.6
Sep 21 0 5.6
Oct 29 0 7.9
Nov 44 6.1 11.2
Dec 25 3.6 5.6


Humidity and Wind

Haparanda has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (56.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (88.6%).

Wind in Haparanda is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by December and July. October’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.6 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 mid to late September where average top sustained speeds reach 11.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 5.5 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 4 Light breeze 6.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.8 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
May 4.4 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.2 Light breeze 7.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.6 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.6 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.2 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.7 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 88.5%
Feb 82.2%
Mar 78.8%
Apr 62.6%
May 60.6%
Jun 56.8%
Jul 69.7%
Aug 75.1%
Sep 77%
Oct 84.5%
Nov 88.1%
Dec 88.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Haparanda?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Sweden; 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 Haparanda, Sweden 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 Haparanda 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

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 Haparanda Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 63.3°F (17.4°C) and 22.6°F (-5.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 brisk. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Haparanda, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 54.8°F (12.7°C) and 25.1°F (-3.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 13 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 Haparanda to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.3°F (4.1°C) and 18.9°F (-7.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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