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Vaasa Climate & Temperature

  • Vaasa, Finland is at 632'N, 2145'E, 8 m (26 ft). See map.
  • Vaasa 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 Vaasa is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.4 degrees Celsius (38.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.5 °C (42.3°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Vaasa Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -3°C (26.6°F) on average falling to -9.7°C (14.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 6°C (42.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -3.7°C (25.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 19.3°C (66.8°F) and average low temperatures are 9.7°C (49.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 7.3°C (45.2°F) during the day and lows of 1°C (33.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 501 mm (19.7 inches) which is equivalent to 501 Litres/m (12.29 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1802 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Vaasa you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Vaasa Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (25) -4 (25) -1 (30) 6 (43) 13 (55) 18 (64) 21 (70) 19 (66) 13 (55) 7 (45) 2 (36) -1 (30) 7 (45)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (18) -8 (18) -4 (25) 2 (35) 8 (47) 14 (57) 16 (60) 14 (57) 9 (49) 5 (40) -1 (30) -6 (22) 3 (38)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (12) -11 (12) -10 (14) -3 (27) 2 (36) 8 (46) 11 (52) 10 (50) 5 (41) 1 (34) -3 (27) -7 (19) -1 (31)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 30 (1) 22 (1) 24 (1) 26 (1) 33 (1) 38 (1) 58 (2) 68 (3) 62 (2) 52 (2) 49 (2) 39 (2) 501 (20)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 15 (48) 13 (46) 10 (32) 11 (37) 9 (29) 11 (37) 12 (39) 13 (42) 14 (47) 15 (48) 16 (53) 16 (52) 155 (42)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 58' 2h 43' 5h 25' 6h 28' 8h 36' 10h 24' 8h 46' 6h 38' 4h 42' 2h 38' 1h 10' 0h 34' 4h 56'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 5h 58' 8h 44' 11h 49' 15h 03' 18h 07' 20h 04' 19h 09' 16h 16' 13h 04' 9h 51' 6h 47' 4h 54' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 18 (82) 33 (67) 48 (52) 44 (56) 49 (51) 53 (47) 47 (53) 42 (58) 37 (63) 28 (72) 19 (81) 13 (87) 41 (59)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 7.2 16.5 27.3 38.9 47.2 50.4 47.4 39 27.6 16.2 7.1 3.7 27.3

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