The best times to visit Kouvola for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 9th

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



Other Kouvola Travel Info

Weather in Kouvola


Average temperatures in Kouvola vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Kouvola, 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 76°F (24.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.4°F (14.1°C) at night.

Kouvola Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kouvola 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.

Kouvola Perceived Temperature (F)


Kouvola Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kouvola 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 25.3 20 13.9
Feb 25.4 20.3 14
Mar 35.5 28.9 21.2
Apr 47.9 39.8 31
May 61.3 51.9 41.6
Jun 67.6 58.9 49.3
Jul 73.5 65.1 55.6
Aug 69.5 61.4 52.8
Sep 59.1 52.2 44.9
Oct 46.5 41.2 35
Nov 38.3 34.3 29.6
Dec 30.8 26.4 21

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -3.7 -6.7 -10.1
Feb -3.7 -6.5 -10
Mar 1.9 -1.7 -6
Apr 8.8 4.3 -0.6
May 16.3 11.1 5.3
Jun 19.8 14.9 9.6
Jul 23.1 18.4 13.1
Aug 20.8 16.3 11.6
Sep 15.1 11.2 7.2
Oct 8.1 5.1 1.7
Nov 3.5 1.3 -1.3
Dec -0.7 -3.1 -6.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kouvola are June, April, 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 18% 11.5 1.4
Feb 7% 21.1 0.8
Mar 8% 11.8 0.6
Apr 7% 5.3 0.9
May 10% 0 0.9
Jun 3% 0 0.3
Jul 16% 0 1.5
Aug 19% 0 2.8
Sep 11% 0 1.2
Oct 15% 0.8 2.1
Nov 26% 2.2 2.1
Dec 25% 4.6 2.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 29.2 3.6
Feb 7 53.6 2
Mar 8 30 1.5
Apr 7 13.5 2.3
May 10 0 2.3
Jun 3 0 0.8
Jul 16 0 3.8
Aug 19 0 7.1
Sep 11 0 3
Oct 15 2 5.3
Nov 26 5.6 5.3
Dec 25 11.7 5.8


Humidity and Wind

Kouvola has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (54.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (92.1%).

Wind in Kouvola is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by May and November. December’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.1 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 mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.1 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.5 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.4 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 6.6 Light breeze 12 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Jul 6 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.5 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.8 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.2 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Dec 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 90.1%
Feb 87%
Mar 72.8%
Apr 59.6%
May 54.9%
Jun 58.3%
Jul 63.2%
Aug 69.6%
Sep 80.4%
Oct 85.2%
Nov 92.1%
Dec 91.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kouvola?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kouvola, 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 Kouvola 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 50.6 in December means 50.6% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Kouvola Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.5°F (19.2°C) and 31.2°F (-0.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 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 1 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kouvola, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.6°F (17°C) and 34°F (1.1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 Kouvola to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 33.2°F (0.7°C) and 21.7°F (-5.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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