White nights fall on Finland

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Nightless night in Lapland, Finland's northernmost province. Image: T. Kanerva. Yle News   The midnight sun is bringing nightless night to the municipality of Utsjoki in Finland’s Far North starting Wednesday.

The sun will not set again in Utsjoki until mid-July.

White nights only occur above the Arctic Circle and are caused by the tilt of the Earth’s axis toward the sun.

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