| Temperate climate,
but with considerable temperature variations.
is warm with quite mild weather in spring and autumn.
which lasts from November to mid March, is very cold. In the north
of the country, the snow cover lasts from mid October until mid
May, but, in the brief Arctic summer, there may
be up to 16 hours of sunshine during the day.
Rainfall is distributed throughout the year with snow in winter,
but the low humidity often has the effect of making it seem warmer
than the temperature would indicate, even in Lapland,
the temperature can rise to over 30°C. During warm weather,
the gnats and mosquitos can be a hazard, particularly in the north
of the country. Bring a good supply of insect repellant.
The Twilight season lasts for 2 months in the north during winter.
Light to mediumweights in the warmer months. Medium to heavyweights
in winter, with very warm clothing needed for the
Arctic north and waterproofing is essential throughout