November was colder than average in Finnish Lapland

Cold weather in Jämsä, Central Finland, captured on 27.11.2023. (Petri Aaltonen / Yle)

Temperatures in Finland plunged over recent weeks.

November was slightly colder than usual for most of Finland, according to the Meteorological Institute. In Lapland, temperatures were exceptionally cold.

The average daily temperature in November varied from around eight degrees in the south-western archipelago to -12 degrees in central and northern Lapland.

The lowest temperature of the month was recorded in Savukoski, where the mercury hit -34.6 degrees. The highest temperature came in Porvoo, which saw a relatively balmy 10.2 degrees at one point.

Snowfall was above average in many places.

Related stories from around the Norh :

Canada: Hot and dry July saw temperature records topple in the Yukon, CBC News

Finland : Record average September temperatures stretch into Northern Finland, Eye on the Arctic

Greenland: Alarming, above-average ice loss in Greenland due to rising temperatures, Eye on the Arctic

Norway: Polar heat record. July average above 10°C, The Independent Barents Observer

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