Category: Weather

Good bye winter, hello spring 2013!

After a long winter, spring has finally arrived in Helsinki. We had over 120 days of snow (and there are…

A snowy spring… takatalvi in Helsinki

This winter Helsinki is expected to have snow cover for more than 130 days – in fact, considering that we…

Snow from my office window

There are such big snowflakes outside my window at work that its quite magical. I tried to capture it on…

First snow!

It snowed last night for this first time this autumn. It only snowed last winter in January so this is…

Winter in Finland: coping with the ice, cold and snow

Helsinki is one of the coldest capitals in the world, and Finland is the country with the largest population living…

Snowy weekend

This past weekend Finland received a lot of snow – apparently Helsinki received much less than the central and northern parts of the country…

Living in a country that spends much of the time in sub-zero temperatures, I’m slowly learning all about snow and…

A few weeks ago I posted some photos of my campus after the first few proper snowfalls (Kumpula in the…

Helsinki had to wait a long time this year for snow – in fact, apart from three light falls in December,…

On Monday evening, we had the first snow for this winter. Needless to say, but it was ever so exciting…

This last month I’ve been up in Kilpisjärvi (northern Finland; in the province of Enontekiö) doing summer fieldwork. It was…

A few days ago Michelle asked what time sunrise is here in Helsinki at the moment. Easy to answer –…

Sunday was a beautiful sunny day and it looked like spring was almost here – but we awoke on Monday…

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