The best times to visit Karasjok for ideal weather are

July 16th to August 26th

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

 

 


Other Karasjok Travel Info

Weather in Karasjok

Temperature

Average temperatures in Karasjok vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most 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 Karasjok, 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 66.3°F (19.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.6°F (8.7°C) at night.

Karasjok Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Karasjok 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.

Karasjok Perceived Temperature (F)

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Karasjok Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Karasjok 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 12.9 4.1 -6.6
Feb 15.6 6.7 -4.2
Mar 29.1 18.9 5.5
Apr 38.1 30.3 19.8
May 49.8 41.9 32
Jun 58.4 50.2 41.1
Jul 64.4 55.9 46.2
Aug 61.8 52.2 41.4
Sep 52.9 44.5 35.6
Oct 37.6 31.9 24.6
Nov 25.6 18.2 9.3
Dec 21.6 12.8 1.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -10.6 -15.5 -21.4
Feb -9.1 -14.1 -20.1
Mar -1.6 -7.3 -14.7
Apr 3.4 -0.9 -6.8
May 9.9 5.5 0
Jun 14.7 10.1 5.1
Jul 18 13.3 7.9
Aug 16.6 11.2 5.2
Sep 11.6 6.9 2
Oct 3.1 -0.1 -4.1
Nov -3.6 -7.7 -12.6
Dec -5.8 -10.7 -16.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Karasjok are March, January, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.

When can you find snow in Karasjok? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Karasjok is often around around March 12th 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 Karasjok.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Karasjok (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 7% 12.3 0.7
Feb 8% 16.7 0.8
Mar 6% 18.7 0.7
Apr 7% 13.7 0.8
May 12% 2.9 1.3
Jun 22% 0.8 2.3
Jul 21% 0 2.2
Aug 17% 0 1.8
Sep 14% 0.4 1.3
Oct 13% 2.4 1.4
Nov 13% 5.8 1.4
Dec 12% 10 1.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 31.2 1.8
Feb 8 42.4 2
Mar 6 47.5 1.8
Apr 7 34.8 2
May 12 7.4 3.3
Jun 22 2 5.8
Jul 21 0 5.6
Aug 17 0 4.6
Sep 14 1 3.3
Oct 13 6.1 3.6
Nov 13 14.7 3.6
Dec 12 25.4 3

 

Humidity and Wind

Karasjok has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (54% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (82.4%).

Wind in Karasjok is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 5.8 knots (6.7 MPH or 10.7 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 late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 11.7 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 3.5 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Feb 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 5 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.3 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
May 5.8 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.5 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.8 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Aug 4 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.3 Barely noticeable 7 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73%
Feb 70.7%
Mar 66.1%
Apr 61.4%
May 55%
Jun 54%
Jul 63.1%
Aug 68.5%
Sep 74.9%
Oct 82.4%
Nov 81.9%
Dec 78%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Karasjok?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Norway; 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 Karasjok, Norway 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 Karasjok 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 Karasjok Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 60.2°F (15.7°C) and 22.1°F (-5.5°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Karasjok, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 56.5°F (13.6°C) and 22.6°F (-5.2°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 4 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 Karasjok to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 22.3°F (-5.4°C) and 11.1°F (-11.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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