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Karasjok Climate & Temperature

  • Karasjok, Norway is at 6928'N, 2530'E, 129 m (423 ft). See map.
  • Karasjok 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 Karasjok is situated in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is -2.3 degrees Celsius (27.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 29 °C (52.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype truly continental. Karasjok Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -9.7°C (14.6°F) on average falling to -20.7°C (-5.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 1.7°C (35°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -9°C (15.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 16°C (60.8°F) and average low temperatures are 6.3°C (43.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 2°C (35.6°F) during the day and lows of -5°C (23°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 340 mm (13.4 inches) which is equivalent to 340 Litres/m (8.34 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Karasjok you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Karasjok Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (14) -10 (14) -4 (25) 2 (36) 7 (45) 14 (57) 18 (64) 16 (61) 9 (48) 2 (36) -5 (23) -9 (16) 3 (37)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (3) -16 (3) -11 (13) -4 (26) 3 (37) 10 (49) 13 (55) 11 (52) 6 (42) -2 (29) -9 (17) -14 (8) -2 (28)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-8) -22 (-8) -17 (1) -9 (16) -1 (30) 5 (41) 8 (46) 6 (43) 2 (36) -5 (23) -12 (10) -18 (0) -7 (19)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 17 (1) 14 (1) 13 (1) 15 (1) 21 (1) 45 (2) 56 (2) 55 (2) 41 (2) 23 (1) 21 (1) 19 (1) 340 (13)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 11 (35) 11 (39) 11 (35) 9 (30) 10 (32) 13 (43) 13 (42) 16 (52) 15 (50) 13 (42) 11 (37) 12 (39) 145 (40)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 00' 1h 20' 3h 46' 6h 00' 4h 56' 5h 44' 5h 54' 3h 50' 2h 18' 1h 40' 0h 14' 0h 00' 2h 59'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 1h 54' 7h 26' 11h 55' 16h 23' 21h 59' 0h 50' 23h 58' 18h 15' 13h 37' 9h 08' 3h 29' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 1 10.1 20.9 32.5 40.8 44 41 32.6 21.2 9.8 1 -2.8 20.9

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