What’s the weather like in Lapland in September?
September marks the beginning of autumn in Lapland. The Lapland weather in September is cool during the day with colder averages arriving overnight. It’s still too warm for any snow though, so you’ll get to experience a different side of the region and explore the lush green landscape.
Lapland has a subarctic climate with mild, short summers and long, cold winters. It’s made up of a vast landscape bordering Norway, Russia, and Sweden in the north of Finland. The North Atlantic Current influences the surrounding climate with its warming effect, leading to slightly milder weather in September. As the month progresses, it gets colder and slightly damper as the winter season is just around the corner.
September enjoys an average temperature of 10°C with highs reaching 13°C at the warmest time of the day. The average temperature low is around 6°C, so you’ll need to bring warm layers for your visit. The average wind speed of 7mph and humidity levels rise to 87%. With 13 hours of sunshine a day, you’ll have plenty of time to sightsee and explore the region. There’s around 48mm of rain this month, so don’t forget to pack an umbrella.