Karasjok weather just now / four days forecast

Aurora-service / aurora-forecast

NOVEMBER -  DECEMBER - JANUARY: The arctic nights’ unique tranquillity and the distinctive atmosphere experienced in the wilderness dominate this time of year. There are a few hours dusk, and on occasion the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) can be seen on the sky. As a rule, the weather is cold, clear and stable.

JANUARY - FEBRUARY: Towards the end of January the days gradually become longer as the sun starts to reappear. The only people one meets on the mountain plateau at this time of year are the Sámi herding their reindeers.

MARCH - APRIL: The weather starts getting milder as the days become longer and brighter. This is a good time for ice-fishing in the many lakes found in this region. From mid-April it is bright even at night.

MAY: Mild days, chilly nights. Enjoy 24 hours of daylight and the midnight sun towards the middle of the month. The snow is just starting to melt and it is the best time for ice-fishing.

JUNE - JULY - AUGUST: Middle of June the trees are starting to sprout.  July is the salmon fishers main time and the mosquito's become active. Until mid-August it is bright even at night. Nights can become chilly as early as the middle of August and the mosquito's are gone.

SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER: The Finnmarksvidda plateau with its bold autumn colures, dominate the landscape in September. The first snow is coming in October, and lakes and rivers begin to freeze. On occasion the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) can be seen on the sky. It is especially common here. Because it can be seen only against a dark sky, which must be clear. Here in Karasjok, we have a continental climate, which usually means clear stable weather and not much cloudy and precipitations. The areas here around are free of light pollution, so with no competing light sources, the clarity of the night sky is excellent.