Alta, Finnmark, Norway Climate

Weather: -3.66°C/25.41°F, Wind SW at 5.96 km/h, 92% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Alta Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 356.19 meters (1168.6 feet) above sea level, Alta has a Subartic, severe winter, no dry season, cool summer climate (Classification: Dfc). The district’s yearly temperature is 1.43ºC (34.57ºF) and it is -3.6% lower than Norway’s averages. Alta typically receives about 67.42 millimeters (2.65 inches) of precipitation and has 164.24 rainy days (45.0% of the time) annually.

CountryNorway
CityFinnmark
LongitudeNone
LatitudeNone
Attitude/Elevation356.19m (1168.6ft)
Local timeTuesday 09:52
Annual high temperature2.99ºC (37.38ºF)
Annual low temperature-2.53ºC (27.45ºF)
Average annual precip.67.42mm (2.65in)
Warmest monthJuly (16.15ºC / 61.07ºF)
Coldest MonthFebruary (-12.13ºC / 10.17ºF)
Wettest MonthJuly (97.1mm / 3.82in)
Driest MonthOctober (50.18mm / 1.98in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)164.24 days (45.0%)
Days with no rain200.76 days (55.0%)
Humidity84.29%

Climate Alta: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)4.93(40.87)3.95(39.11)2.96(37.33)7.89(46.2)24.66(76.39)25.64(78.15)29.59(85.26)28.6(83.48)19.73(67.51)12.82(55.08)5.92(42.66)3.95(39.11)29.59(85.26)
Average high °C (°F)-6.97(19.45)-6.6(20.12)-3.69(25.36)0.41(32.74)5.44(41.79)11.45(52.61)16.15(61.07)13.98(57.16)9.91(49.84)2.23(36.01)-2.14(28.15)-4.32(24.22)2.99(37.38)
Daily mean °C (°F)-8.81(16.14)-8.32(17.02)-5.34(22.39)-0.91(30.36)4.26(39.67)9.93(49.87)14.43(57.97)12.11(53.8)8.09(46.56)1.08(33.94)-3.5(25.7)-5.93(21.33)1.43(34.57)
Average low °C (°F)-11.99(10.42)-12.13(10.17)-9.82(14.32)-5.89(21.4)0.21(32.38)5.73(42.31)9.17(48.51)6.94(44.49)4.25(39.65)-1.46(29.37)-6.36(20.55)-9.06(15.69)-2.53(27.45)
Record low °C (°F)-25.64(-14.15)-30.58(-23.04)-27.62(-17.72)-19.73(-3.51)-16.77(1.81)-1.97(28.45)-0.99(30.22)-0.99(30.22)-3.95(24.89)-19.73(-3.51)-21.7(-7.06)-22.68(-8.82)-30.58(-23.04)
Average precipitation mm (inches)63.92(2.52)53.6(2.11)72.56(2.86)64.36(2.53)61.17(2.41)91.03(3.58)97.1(3.82)82.5(3.25)52.95(2.08)50.18(1.98)60.71(2.39)59.05(2.32)67.42(2.65)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)13.7212.2816.9415.1513.2716.0515.614.2510.2211.3911.7513.6313.69
Average relative humidity (%)89.4388.9987.7889.6283.972.9773.9778.4282.9487.2587.6488.5984.29
Mean monthly sunshine hours0.514.217.4812.775.890.01.3415.599.755.341.630.05.38

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Alta in recent years.

Alta

Alta Temperature by Month

July
14.43°C | 57.97°F
August
12.11°C | 53.8°F
June
9.93°C | 49.87°F
September
8.09°C | 46.56°F
May
4.26°C | 39.67°F
October
1.08°C | 33.94°F
April
-0.91°C | 30.36°F
November
-3.5°C | 25.7°F
March
-5.34°C | 22.39°F
December
-5.93°C | 21.33°F
February
-8.32°C | 17.02°F
January
-8.81°C | 16.14°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature2.96°C (37.33°F)-4.54°C (23.83°F)-13.81°C (7.14°F)
Avg Temperature1.97°C (35.55°F)-6.27°C (20.71°F)-14.79°C (5.38°F)
Min Temperature-2.96°C (26.67°F)-9.69°C (14.56°F)-14.79°C (5.38°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point-0.99°C (30.22°F)-8.28°C (17.1°F)-15.78°C (3.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation8.78mm | 0.35in2.33mm | 0.09in0.0mm | 0in65.22mm | 2.57in
Snowdepth3.85mm | 0.15in0.95mm | 0.04in0.0mm | 0in26.619999999999994mm | 1.05in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind35.51kmh | 22.06mph23.04kmh | 14.32mph9.86kmh | 6.13mph
Gust Wind58.19kmh | 36.16mph40.79kmh | 25.35mph19.73kmh | 12.26mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure8.78mb2.33mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
February° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-02-01-10.85 | 12.47-12.82 | 8.928621.7 | 13.4829.33 | 993.20.0 | 0
2015-02-02-9.86 | 14.25-11.84 | 10.698524.66 | 15.3229.39 | 995.180.2 | 0.01
2015-02-03-11.84 | 10.69-13.81 | 7.148621.7 | 13.4829.62 | 1003.071.48 | 0.06
2015-02-04-14.79 | 5.38-15.78 | 3.69125.64 | 15.9329.71 | 1006.030.69 | 0.03
2015-02-05-6.9 | 19.58-9.86 | 14.258929.59 | 18.3929.21 | 989.261.48 | 0.06
2015-02-06-4.93 | 23.13-5.92 | 21.348818.74 | 11.6429.07 | 984.333.85 | 0.15
2015-02-07-1.97 | 28.45-3.95 | 24.898927.62 | 17.1628.34 | 959.678.48 | 0.33
2015-02-08-7.89 | 17.8-9.86 | 14.258627.62 | 17.1628.86 | 977.428.28 | 0.33
2015-02-09-5.92 | 21.34-8.88 | 16.028426.63 | 16.5528.66 | 970.524.64 | 0.18
2015-02-10-3.95 | 24.89-6.9 | 19.587933.53 | 20.8328.51 | 965.593.85 | 0.15
2015-02-11-2.96 | 26.67-5.92 | 21.348127.62 | 17.1628.69 | 971.511.68 | 0.07
2015-02-12-5.92 | 21.34-8.88 | 16.028722.68 | 14.0928.86 | 977.428.78 | 0.35
2015-02-13-7.89 | 17.8-9.86 | 14.258625.64 | 15.9329.18 | 988.274.93 | 0.19
2015-02-14-8.88 | 16.02-10.85 | 12.479013.81 | 8.5829.62 | 1003.074.54 | 0.18
2015-02-15-8.88 | 16.02-11.84 | 10.698024.66 | 15.3229.82 | 1009.970.3 | 0.01
2015-02-16-6.9 | 19.58-9.86 | 14.258525.64 | 15.9329.56 | 1001.090.0 | 0
2015-02-17-5.92 | 21.34-7.89 | 17.88827.62 | 17.1629.18 | 988.270.59 | 0.02
2015-02-18-2.96 | 26.67-5.92 | 21.348522.68 | 14.0928.95 | 980.380.79 | 0.03
2015-02-19-6.9 | 19.58-7.89 | 17.88813.81 | 8.5828.75 | 973.481.18 | 0.05
2015-02-20-3.95 | 24.89-4.93 | 23.13919.86 | 6.1328.57 | 967.560.99 | 0.04
2015-02-21-5.92 | 21.34-6.9 | 19.588617.75 | 11.0328.51 | 965.590.0 | 0
2015-02-22-6.9 | 19.58-8.88 | 16.029218.74 | 11.6428.57 | 967.560.89 | 0.04
2015-02-23-10.85 | 12.47-9.86 | 14.259017.75 | 11.0328.92 | 979.43.16 | 0.12
2015-02-24-0.99 | 30.22-2.96 | 26.678928.6 | 17.7728.89 | 978.412.27 | 0.09
2015-02-25-6.9 | 19.58-7.89 | 17.89111.84 | 7.3629.15 | 987.290.2 | 0.01
2015-02-26-3.95 | 24.89-6.9 | 19.589213.81 | 8.5829.45 | 997.150.1 | 0.0
2015-02-271.97 | 35.55-0.99 | 30.228735.51 | 22.0629.18 | 988.271.48 | 0.06
2015-02-28-1.97 | 28.45-3.95 | 24.898829.59 | 18.3929.04 | 983.340.39 | 0.02

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