The best times to visit Kautokeino for ideal weather are

February 5th to May 13th

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



Other Kautokeino Travel Info

Weather in Kautokeino


Average temperatures in Kautokeino 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 20th 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 Kautokeino, 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 65.7°F (18.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48.9°F (9.4°C) at night.

Kautokeino Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kautokeino 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.

Kautokeino Perceived Temperature (F)


Kautokeino Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kautokeino 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 13.5 4.9 -3.4
Feb 15.2 7.1 -1.9
Mar 26.4 18.6 7.7
Apr 36 29.5 19.4
May 47.8 41.8 32.3
Jun 57 50.6 41.7
Jul 63.5 56.9 47.5
Aug 60.1 53.5 43.4
Sep 51.4 45.3 37.6
Oct 36.9 32.1 26.4
Nov 24.3 17.6 10.3
Dec 20.7 12.8 4.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -10.3 -15.1 -19.7
Feb -9.3 -13.8 -18.8
Mar -3.1 -7.4 -13.5
Apr 2.2 -1.4 -7
May 8.8 5.4 0.2
Jun 13.9 10.3 5.4
Jul 17.5 13.8 8.6
Aug 15.6 11.9 6.3
Sep 10.8 7.4 3.1
Oct 2.7 0.1 -3.1
Nov -4.3 -8 -12.1
Dec -6.3 -10.7 -15.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kautokeino are March, April, and then January. 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 July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 18.3 0.8
Feb 10% 22.6 0.8
Mar 4% 22.8 0.5
Apr 6% 18.9 0.6
May 17% 9.4 1.5
Jun 19% 0 2.6
Jul 24% 0.8 2.9
Aug 20% 0 2.3
Sep 16% 0.4 1.7
Oct 17% 2 1.4
Nov 15% 8.2 1.1
Dec 13% 14.4 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 46.5 2
Feb 10 57.4 2
Mar 4 57.9 1.3
Apr 6 48 1.5
May 17 23.9 3.8
Jun 19 0 6.6
Jul 24 2 7.4
Aug 20 0 5.8
Sep 16 1 4.3
Oct 17 5.1 3.6
Nov 15 20.8 2.8
Dec 13 36.6 2.5


Humidity and Wind

Kautokeino has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (52.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (80.8%).

Wind in Kautokeino is usually moderate. The windiest month is June, followed by May and July. June’s average wind speed of around 9.5 knots (10.9 MPH or 17.6 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 13.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7.3 Gentle breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Mar 8.6 Gentle breeze 12.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 8.5 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
May 9.1 Gentle breeze 12.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 9.5 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Jul 8.7 Gentle breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 7.7 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Sep 8.1 Gentle breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.5 Gentle breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.7 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 7.4 Gentle breeze 11 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 75.4%
Feb 72.7%
Mar 66.6%
Apr 60.8%
May 54.3%
Jun 52.8%
Jul 58.3%
Aug 61.5%
Sep 67.1%
Oct 78%
Nov 80.8%
Dec 77.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kautokeino?

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 Kautokeino, 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 Kautokeino 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 Kautokeino Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 58.7°F (14.8°C) and 20.5°F (-6.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 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 6 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kautokeino, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 54.7°F (12.6°C) and 21.3°F (-5.9°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 Kautokeino to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 21.3°F (-5.9°C) and 10.7°F (-11.8°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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