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Kuusamo Climate & Temperature

  • Kuusamo, Finland is at 6558'N, 2911'E, 263 m (863 ft). See map.
  • Kuusamo has a subarctic climate that has severe winters, no dry season, with cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kuusamo is situated in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is -0.6 degrees Celsius (30.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28.4 °C (51.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Kuusamo Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -8°C (17.6°F) on average falling to -15.7°C (3.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 2.3°C (36.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -7.7°C (18.2°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 17.3°C (63.2°F) and average low temperatures are 8.3°C (47°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 3.3°C (38°F) during the day and lows of -2.3°C (27.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 571 mm (22.5 inches) which is equivalent to 571 Litres/m (14.01 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kuusamo you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Byrd, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Kuusamo Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (16) -9 (16) -4 (25) 2 (36) 9 (48) 16 (61) 19 (66) 17 (63) 10 (50) 3 (37) -3 (27) -6 (21) 4 (39)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (6) -13 (9) -8 (17) -2 (28) 5 (41) 12 (53) 14 (58) 11 (53) 6 (43) 0 (32) -6 (21) -12 (11) -1 (31)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -17 (1) -17 (1) -15 (5) -8 (18) 0 (32) 7 (45) 10 (50) 8 (46) 3 (37) -2 (28) -8 (18) -13 (9) -4 (24)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 34 (1) 27 (1) 29 (1) 32 (1) 44 (2) 61 (2) 73 (3) 75 (3) 60 (2) 52 (2) 47 (2) 37 (1) 571 (22)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 14 (45) 13 (46) 12 (39) 12 (40) 10 (32) 14 (47) 13 (42) 14 (45) 14 (47) 15 (48) 16 (53) 15 (48) 162 (44)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 4h 51' 8h 28' 12h 04' 15h 46' 19h 32' 22h 33' 20h 59' 17h 12' 13h 29' 9h 47' 6h 01' 3h 05' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 4.3 13.5 24.3 36 44.3 47.5 44.5 36.1 24.7 13.3 4.2 1 24.4

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