Lapland – Weather

The weather in Lapland is classed as continental to subarctic and is characterised by freezing, snowy winters and mild summers when the temperatures hover around 10-15°C and there is only a scattering of rainfall.

The peak season for tourism here is between December and February, when temperatures are generally -16°C to +3°C depending on where you are. Most parts of Lapland experience snow for anywhere between 175–225 days annually, most of it falling between October and May.

The Northern Lights are at their best between December and March. This is also when the ice hotels are open and husky and snowmobile tours are readily available.

For the midnight sun, visit Lapland in June or July, when you can also enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as hiking, cruising and husky tours.

Current Weather

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Weather Predictor Your next five days

Weather Bar Chart Average monthly temperature and rainfall for the location