Mid-November – mid-April
Temperature -5 – -30 degrees
(the coldest temperature recorded is -51,5 °C)
with rivers and lakes freezing over.
The shortest day of the year is December 21st or 22nd, and this varies annually. As Levi is located north of the Arctic Circle, the sun doesn’t rise there at all close to those dates.
Beautiful winter landscapes highlighted by the brightness of the snow which on average stays for 183 days of the year.
Seasonal activities include especially downhill skiing, cross-country, snowshoeing and Ice driving.
Mid-April – May
Temperature -15 – +15 degrees
The snow starts to melt although many winter activities can still be enjoyed.
The days get longer and warmer, the ice starts breaking up in the Ounasjoki river and moves downstream in great floes.
Nature (flora and fauna) wakes up and Levi starts to become green again. In Ranua Wildlife Park you can witness the animals getting ready for the summer.
The focus of the activities in Levi includes both winter and summer experiences during this indecisive period, especially downhill skiing.
June – August
Temperature +15 – +25 degrees (the hottest temperature recorded is +32,9 °C)
Daylight 24 hours
Midnight sun brings with it wonderfully long sunlit days, meaning plenty of time for summer activities.
Activities include include golf, mountain biking, hiking, fat-biking, climbing in activity park, visiting huskies and reindeers, berry picking and sauna experiences.
September – mid November
Temperature -5 – +15 degrees
People head to the forests in search of berries and mushrooms.
Aurora starts to dance in the night sky.
The first snowfall is usually experienced by mid-November.
The autumn colours of oranges, reds and yellows start to appear.
Activities include golf, biking, berry and mushroom picking, nature photography, sauna experiences and hiking.