Pajala, where it's located

The climate of Pajala is cold continental, with freezing winters and mild summers.
The town is located in northern Sweden, in Lapland, in the province of Norrbotten. Since we are at the 67th parallel, therefore north of the Polar Circle, the sun does not set (midnight sun) from June 1st to July 12th. The white nights occur as early as April 19th and until August 24th. Due to atmospheric refraction, however, even on the days of the winter solstice, the sun is visible on the horizon for about an hour.
The average temperature of the coldest month (January) is of -13.4 °C (8 °F), that of the warmest month (July) is of 15 °C (59 °F). The lowest record is -45.2 °C (23.6 °F), the highest is 32 °C (90 °F). Here are the average temperatures.
Pajala - Average temperatures
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Min (°C)-18-17-12-516973-4-10-15
Max (°C)-9-7-1512172118124-3-5
Min (°F)011023344348453725145
Max (°F)161930415463706454392723

Precipitation amounts to 530 millimeters (20.9 inches) per year: so, it is at an intermediate level. It ranges from 20 mm (0.8 in) in the driest month (March) to 75 mm (3 in) in the wettest (July). Here is the average precipitation.
Pajala - Average precipitation
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Prec.(mm)402520254560756055404540530
Prec.(in)1.610.811.82.432.42.21.61.81.620.9
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Pajala

Best Time


The best time to visit Pajala is the summer, from June to August, since it is the mildest season. However, you must take into account some rainy days and a bit of cold at night.