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Oulu Climate & Temperature

  • Oulu, Finland is at 6456'N, 2522'E, 15 m (49 ft). See map.
  • Oulu 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 Oulu is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2 degrees Celsius (35.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.1 °C (48.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Oulu Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 433 mm (17 inches) which is equivalent to 433 Litres/m (10.62 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Oulu you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Oulu Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (12) -10 (13) -6 (22) 1 (33) 8 (46) 14 (56) 16 (61) 14 (57) 8 (47) 3 (37) -3 (26) -8 (17) 2 (36)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 26 (1) 21 (1) 23 (1) 19 (1) 30 (1) 43 (2) 57 (2) 65 (3) 48 (2) 42 (2) 31 (1) 28 (1) 433 (17)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 15 (48) 16 (57) 14 (45) 12 (40) 11 (35) 13 (43) 14 (45) 13 (42) 14 (47) 13 (42) 15 (50) 15 (48) 165 (45)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 5h 17' 8h 32' 11h 56' 15h 27' 18h 56' 21h 24' 20h 11' 16h 48' 13h 17' 9h 46' 6h 18' 3h 54' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 5.3 14.6 25.4 37 45.3 48.5 45.5 37.1 25.7 14.3 5.2 1.9 25.5

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