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How cold does it get in Finland?

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I'm thinking of doing a Masters in Finland and wonder if there are any other expats that can tell me a little bit of how it feels to be living over there. Most of all - I wonder how cold it gets in winter? I've heard horrible stories about freezing cold winter - is this true?

  • Juan Ubide Barreda

    Hello

    posted by  Juan Ubide Barreda in Finland forum 


    that's a matter of manners. For example, in your country gets cold more than Spain ;).

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    How cold does it get in Finland?

    posted by  Yusuf M in Finland forum 

    Hi,

    Here is some information about Finland.

    The Finnish winter hardship depends where you are staying in the country (south, Helsinki area or west, Lapland). In Helsinki area normally -5 to -10-15. In Lapland normally -10 to -25-30 and winter months September-March.

    In the summer really good weather, beautiful place to be.

    Visit this links in order to get more info about Finland.
    http://www.virtual.finland.fi/Public/default.aspx

    http://finland.fi/Public/default.aspx?contentid=160032&nodei
    d=41803&culture=en-US

    http://www.mtv3.fi/saa/
    http://www.sanakirja.org/search.php?q=sää&l=17&l2=3

    Hopefully this will help you.
    Br,Y

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