Nuorgam, where it's located

The climate of Nuorgam is subarctic, with freezing winters and cool summers.
The village is located at the 70th parallel, in the northernmost point of Finland, but it is not the coldest because it is partly influenced by air masses from the North Atlantic. The sun does not rise (polar night) from November 26th to January 17th, while it can be seen at midnight from May 17th to July 28th. The white nights occur from April 11 to September 2.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -11.8 °C (11 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 12.7 °C (55 °F). In January 1999, the temperature dropped to -45 °C (-49 °F), while in July 1988, it reached 32 °C (89.5 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Nuorgam - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-16-16-12-605873-3-10-15
Max (°C)-7-7-327131715103-3-6
Min (°F)331021324146453727145
Max (°F)191927364555635950372721

Precipitation amounts to 450 millimeters (17.7 inches) per year: it is therefore quite scarce. It ranges from 20 mm (0.8 in) in the driest month (March) to 60 mm (2.4 in) in the wettest (July). Here is the average precipitation.
Nuorgam - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)403020252550604540503530450
Prec.(in)1.61.20.81122.41.81.621.41.217.7
Days1086658888109894

Nuorgam

Best Time


The best time to visit Nuorgam is the summer, in July and August, since they are the mildest months. However, you must take into account some rainy days and a bit of cold at night.