The best times to visit Kemijarvi for ideal weather are

June 18th to August 19th

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

 

 


Other Kemijarvi Travel Info

Weather in Kemijarvi

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kemijarvi vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 11th 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 Kemijarvi, 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 69.7°F (20.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 50.3°F (10.2°C) at night.

Kemijarvi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kemijarvi 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.

Kemijarvi Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kemijarvi Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kemijarvi 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 17.2 10.4 1.9
Feb 19 12.2 3.7
Mar 28.5 19.7 8.1
Apr 38.7 31.1 21.6
May 53.1 44.2 34.3
Jun 61.3 52.9 43.8
Jul 67.4 58.6 49.5
Aug 63.3 54.7 45.3
Sep 53.1 46.3 38.7
Oct 37.9 33.1 27.5
Nov 29.8 24.9 18.7
Dec 22.6 16.6 8.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -8.2 -12 -16.7
Feb -7.2 -11 -15.7
Mar -1.9 -6.8 -13.3
Apr 3.7 -0.5 -5.8
May 11.7 6.8 1.3
Jun 16.3 11.6 6.6
Jul 19.7 14.8 9.7
Aug 17.4 12.6 7.4
Sep 11.7 7.9 3.7
Oct 3.3 0.6 -2.5
Nov -1.2 -3.9 -7.4
Dec -5.2 -8.6 -12.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kemijarvi 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 to mid February. For example, on the week of February 12th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late November to early December with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of November 26th.

When can you find snow in Kemijarvi? 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 Kemijarvi 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 Kemijarvi.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kemijarvi (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 29% 17 2.5
Feb 18% 22.8 1.6
Mar 17% 25.2 1.7
Apr 14% 20.2 1.5
May 23% 9.5 2
Jun 27% 0 2.9
Jul 30% 0 3.2
Aug 25% 0 2.9
Sep 28% 4.3 2.7
Oct 24% 2.4 2.3
Nov 32% 4.6 2.6
Dec 31% 9.4 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 29 43.2 6.4
Feb 18 57.9 4.1
Mar 17 64 4.3
Apr 14 51.3 3.8
May 23 24.1 5.1
Jun 27 0 7.4
Jul 30 0 8.1
Aug 25 0 7.4
Sep 28 10.9 6.9
Oct 24 6.1 5.8
Nov 32 11.7 6.6
Dec 31 23.9 5.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Kemijarvi has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (57.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (91.9%).

Wind in Kemijarvi is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and October. March’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.8 MPH or 12.5 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 mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 5.2 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.2 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
May 6.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.5 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.2 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.1 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.8 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.9 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 84.1%
Feb 82.7%
Mar 70.8%
Apr 64.7%
May 58.7%
Jun 57.9%
Jul 65%
Aug 70.7%
Sep 80.1%
Oct 88.2%
Nov 91.9%
Dec 87%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kemijarvi?

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 Kemijarvi, 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 Kemijarvi 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 Kemijarvi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 61.5°F (16.4°C) and 24.7°F (-4.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 7 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 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kemijarvi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 58°F (14.4°C) and 26.4°F (-3.1°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 10 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 Kemijarvi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 24.7°F (-4.1°C) and 16.5°F (-8.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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