Turku Climate & Temperature
- Turku, Finland is at 60°30'N, 22°15'E, 59 m (194 ft). See map.
- Turku has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Turku is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
- The mean annual temperature is 4.8 degrees Celsius (40.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.7 °C (40.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental.
- In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -2°C (28.4°F) on average falling to -8°C (17.6°F) overnight.
- In spring time temperatures climb reaching 7.3°C (45.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -2.3°C (27.8°F).
- During summer average high temperatures are 20.7°C (69.2°F) and average low temperatures are 10.3°C (50.6°F).
- Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 9.3°C (48.8°F) during the day and lows of 2.7°C (36.8°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 661 mm (26 inches) which is equivalent to 661 Litres/m² (16.21 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 1770 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Turku you would come out nearest to the climate station at Mcmurdo Sound, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.
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