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Kajaani Climate & Temperature

  • Kajaani, Finland is at 6416'N, 2741'E, 136 m (446 ft). See map.
  • Kajaani 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 Kajaani is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 1.4 degrees Celsius (34.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 28 °C (50.4°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Kajaani Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -6°C (21.2°F) on average falling to -12.7°C (9.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 5°C (41°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -4.7°C (23.6°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 6°C (42.8°F) during the day and lows of 0°C (32°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 540 mm (21.3 inches) which is equivalent to 540 Litres/m (13.24 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1576 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 Kajaani you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Byrd, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Kajaani Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (19) -7 (19) -2 (28) 5 (41) 12 (54) 18 (64) 21 (70) 19 (66) 12 (54) 5 (41) 1 (34) -4 (25) 6 (43)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (10) -11 (11) -6 (20) 0 (32) 8 (46) 13 (56) 16 (60) 13 (56) 8 (46) 2 (36) -4 (25) -9 (15) 1 (34)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (7) -14 (7) -12 (10) -4 (25) 2 (36) 8 (46) 11 (52) 10 (50) 5 (41) 0 (32) -5 (23) -10 (14) -2 (29)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 30 (1) 23 (1) 25 (1) 27 (1) 38 (1) 56 (2) 68 (3) 89 (4) 64 (3) 45 (2) 42 (2) 33 (1) 540 (21)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 19 (61) 17 (60) 14 (45) 15 (50) 12 (39) 15 (50) 15 (48) 15 (48) 16 (53) 18 (58) 19 (63) 19 (61) 194 (53)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 34' 2h 03' 5h 03' 6h 12' 7h 38' 9h 04' 8h 40' 6h 03' 3h 44' 1h 48' 0h 34' 0h 11' 4h 18'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 5h 37' 8h 40' 11h 57' 15h 22' 18h 41' 20h 57' 19h 51' 16h 40' 13h 16' 9h 52' 6h 32' 4h 22' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 12 (88) 26 (74) 45 (55) 42 (58) 42 (58) 45 (55) 45 (55) 38 (62) 30 (70) 20 (80) 10 (90) 5 (95) 36 (64)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 6 15.2 26 37.6 45.9 49.2 46.2 37.8 26.4 15 5.9 2.5 26.1

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