The best times to visit Tankavaara for ideal weather are
July 16th to September 2nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Tankavaara Travel Guide
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Weather in Tankavaara
Average temperatures in Tankavaara 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 far less temperate than some — in the 8th 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 Tankavaara, 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 67.3°F (19.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47.2°F (8.4°C) at night.
Tankavaara Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Tankavaara Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Tankavaara Perceived Temperature (F)
Tankavaara Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Tankavaara 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Tankavaara are April, February, and then March. 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 Tankavaara? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Tankavaara 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 Tankavaara.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tankavaara (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Tankavaara has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (58% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (90.6%).
Wind in Tankavaara is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by May and April. June’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.6 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 7.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Tankavaara.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||3.7||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||4.1||Light breeze||6.1||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.4||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Apr||4.4||Light breeze||7||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.5||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Jun||4.7||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||4.3||Light breeze||6.9||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.8||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Sep||4||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.7||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Dec||4||Light breeze||6.1||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Tankavaara?
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 Tankavaara, 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 Tankavaara 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
Overall Tankavaara Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 60.5°F (15.8°C) and 22.7°F (-5.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 6 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 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Tankavaara, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 56.1°F (13.4°C) and 24.4°F (-4.2°C), which will feel very 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 Tankavaara to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 22.8°F (-5.1°C) and 13.3°F (-10.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 9 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.