The best times to visit Saarijarvi for ideal weather are

May 28th 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 Saarijarvi Travel Info

Weather in Saarijarvi


Average temperatures in Saarijarvi 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 24th 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 Saarijarvi, 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 72.8°F (22.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55.3°F (12.9°C) at night.

Saarijarvi Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Saarijarvi 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.

Saarijarvi Perceived Temperature (F)


Saarijarvi Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Saarijarvi 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 20.3 15.7 10.3
Feb 31.1 28.1 24
Mar 37.8 31.4 24.8
Apr 44.9 37.3 29.7
May 55.5 46.9 37.6
Jun 60.7 52.3 43
Jul 70.9 61.3 51.6
Aug 66.9 57.2 48.1
Sep 57.6 49.4 42
Oct 43.7 37.8 31.1
Nov 36.9 33.6 30.2
Dec 32.1 28.2 23.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -6.5 -9.1 -12.1
Feb -0.5 -2.2 -4.4
Mar 3.2 -0.3 -4
Apr 7.2 2.9 -1.3
May 13.1 8.3 3.1
Jun 15.9 11.3 6.1
Jul 21.6 16.3 10.9
Aug 19.4 14 8.9
Sep 14.2 9.7 5.6
Oct 6.5 3.2 -0.5
Nov 2.7 0.9 -1
Dec 0.1 -2.1 -4.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saarijarvi are February, March, 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 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 late October with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.

When can you find snow in Saarijarvi? 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 Saarijarvi is often around around January 15th 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 Saarijarvi.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Saarijarvi (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% 13.2 1.6
Feb 7% 19.3 0.7
Mar 11% 16 0.9
Apr 12% 10.3 0.9
May 16% 0 1.5
Jun 18% 0 1.6
Jul 31% 0 3.4
Aug 27% 0 2.7
Sep 20% 0 1.7
Oct 23% 0 2.2
Nov 31% 1.7 2.6
Dec 30% 4 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 18 33.5 4.1
Feb 7 49 1.8
Mar 11 40.6 2.3
Apr 12 26.2 2.3
May 16 0 3.8
Jun 18 0 4.1
Jul 31 0 8.6
Aug 27 0 6.9
Sep 20 0 4.3
Oct 23 0 5.6
Nov 31 4.3 6.6
Dec 30 10.2 5.6


Humidity and Wind

Saarijarvi has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is April (62.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (97.7%).

Wind in Saarijarvi is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by April and March. December’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 12 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6.8 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.9 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Apr 6.9 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
May 6.5 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.6 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.1 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.5 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.3 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 7.1 Gentle breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 91.9%
Feb 93.6%
Mar 71.6%
Apr 62.2%
May 65.1%
Jun 68.3%
Jul 70.3%
Aug 76.6%
Sep 85.6%
Oct 89%
Nov 97.7%
Dec 95.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Saarijarvi?

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 Saarijarvi, 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 Saarijarvi 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 slightly 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 Saarijarvi Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 64.6°F (18.1°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 3 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Saarijarvi, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 63.6°F (17.6°C) and 31°F (-0.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 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 Saarijarvi to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 37.3°F (2.9°C) and 17.3°F (-8.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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