Kemi-Tornio Airport

EFKE · Lapland, Finland

Climate Kemi-Tornio Airport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Kemi-Tornio Airport (EFKE) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 54.1 56 48 62 49 56
February 57.6 51 57 66 52
March 69.9 76 70 74 72
April 79.1 85 80 75 82
May 81.6 87 86 70 89
June 91.6 96 89 96 91
July 81.0 75 83 92 73
August 74.5 80 78 73 82
September 59.0 53 61 69 66
October 46.3 55 53 32 36
November 38.3 50 22 45 40
December 37.9 61 32 50 10
Average 69.2 56.3 73.5 72.5 71.8 71.3

6th best VFR conditions of Finland

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 67.0 65 58 73 72 70
February 69.6 63 67 77 61
March 78.5 85 75 87 78
April 86.8 88 90 84 89
May 89.6 91 93 84 93
June 95.6 98 97 97 96
July 92.0 90 94 96 92
August 87.2 89 89 89 89
September 79.5 68 90 83 82
October 64.8 72 68 54 54
November 54.3 70 35 61 56
December 57.8 82 60 62 43
Average 80.3 65.1 83.4 83.9 83.6 82.1

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -6.1 -10 -2 -5 -9 -1
February -6.9 -3 -5 -9 -2
March -2.8 -3 0 -1 0
April 4.2 5 4 5 3
May 10.6 11 12 10 10
June 17.5 18 19 19 20
July 20.1 19 20 22 18
August 17.7 20 19 17 18
September 12.3 15 11 10 13
October 5.2 2 7 6 7
November -1.9 -4 -1 -1 4
December -4.4 -7 -5 -8 0
Average 4.1 -11.9 5.9 6.7 5.2 7.4

19th highest temperature of Finland

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -14.1 -19 -9 -14 -15 -8
February -15.6 -11 -14 -19 -12
March -11.1 -16 -9 -10 -8
April -6.9 -6 -5 -4 -6
May 0.9 1 1 1 -1
June 7.2 7 7 9 8
July 10.0 10 10 11 9
August 8.8 10 9 8 8
September 4.6 7 4 3 5
October -1.2 -5 1 1 2
November -6.5 -11 -5 -7 -1
December -10.3 -13 -11 -15 -5
Average -5.6 -20.7 -3.0 -2.2 -4.9 -1.3

5th lowest temperature of Finland

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 35.7 33 31 35 55 32
February 29.6 32 39 32 27
March 21.4 21 14 23 20
April 14.2 12 16 18 14
May 10.5 9 8 16 6
June 6.7 6 8 4 7
July 7.6 12 9 3 18
August 9.2 12 8 14 3
September 13.5 13 12 16 16
October 21.8 21 15 37 24
November 28.0 35 28 34 31
December 44.4 60 59 49 45
Average 17.5 32.8 16.1 14.4 18.4 15.6

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.2 8 8 9 7 8
February 7.0 8 7 6 9
March 8.0 7 9 8 11
April 7.5 7 7 9 9
May 7.8 8 8 8 7
June 7.5 7 8 8 8
July 6.6 6 7 7 7
August 7.6 7 9 8 7
September 7.6 8 8 7 9
October 7.1 7 8 9 7
November 7.1 6 6 7 11
December 6.5 6 6 6 8
Average 7.4 7.8 7.1 7.7 7.6 8.0

19th highest wind speed of Finland

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 211° 190° 217° 063° 190°
February 202° 119° 093° 197°
March 332° 208° 238° 220°
April 110° 239° 270° 342°
May 214° 229° 023° 231°
June 285° 204° 225° 201°
July 020° 216° 236° 186°
August 168° 204° 113° 221°
September 208° 047° 226° 214°
October 001° 204° 168° 109°
November 043° 139° 177° 201°
December 072° 042° 054° 146°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.