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This policy was updated on 01 January 2016

INTRODUCTION

1. Interpretations

1.1 Unless the context otherwise admits words importing one gender shall include all other genders and words importing the singular shall include the plural and vice versa.
1.2 Reference to any statutory provisions in this Agreement shall include any statutory provision that amends or replaces it.

2. Terms of Acceptance

2.1 These terms & conditions set out the terms between you the Weather2Umbrella Ltd Member, and us, Weather2Umbrella Ltd and owner of the website, www.weather2umbrella.com.
2.2 Your use of this website and any service contained within constitutes acceptance of these terms & conditions in full.
2.3 You must be a minimum age of 18 to register and make use of this website and any service contained within. By registering and using the website you warrant that you are 18 or older and understand your obligations under these terms & conditions.
2.4 You should not use this website if you do not accept with these terms & conditions in full.

3. Outline of Agreement

3.1 The parties agree that the Weather2Umbrella Ltd website located at www.weather2umbrella.com, will host the following “Content”, as provided by you:
a) Directory Listings about you and your business including your W2U Biography.
b) Events
c) Media Posts, including text, images, videos and audio
d) Advertisements
e) Articles
f) Other general social activity content

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CONTENT

4. Ownership and Responsibilities – General User Generated Content

4.1 You retain all ownership rights to content provided by you.4.2 Where the facility exists such user-generated content can be provided in different formats and mediums; text, audio, video and still photographs.
4.3 As part of providing this content to us you agree to grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive and royalty-free license to use, distribute, edit, translate and re purpose such content, as we require, including sub-licensing to other parties. This allows us to place yourcontent on the appropriate site facilities and let all users, whether registered or not to view your content. It also allows us to compress or alter the size of any files you may post to ensure that they can be readily displayed for other users.
4.4 This license is royalty-free, which means that the content is provided free of charge to us and we will not pay for the content or account for any advertising revenue generated on any facility or on any specific content pages.
4.5 We are not responsible for the accuracy of any content, nor any advertisements or third party website links placed by you or any other users. Any link posted does not imply an endorsement of a third party website by us.
4.6 Such content shall not infringe the intellectual property rights of any other party. Furthermore the content shall not be illegal or capable of breaching the laws of any jurisdiction in which it may be displayed.
4.7 Furthermore if any content is owned by a third party you agree to pay all royalties owed to that party, without seeking any contribution from us.
4.8 We reserve the right to remove any content, which breaches or risks breaching these terms and conditions.
4.9 You are solely responsible for all information that you submit to Weather2Umbrella and any consequences that may result from your posts and pages.
4.9 This license also applies worldwide because the website can be accessed from anywhere in the world, at any time.

5. Intellectual Property Rights – Business Related Content

5.1 Each party grants to the other for the term of this Agreement a non-exclusive, revocable, royalty-free license to use its Business Related Content, name, logos, trade marks, trade names and devices (“Intellectual Property”) subject to the restrictionsnoted in the relevant clauses herein and in any promotional and marketing material issued by either party in a manner approved by the party whose Intellectual Property is to be used, such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed.
5.2 Both parties warrant that they have the right to grant or permit the other party to use the logos, trademarks, trade names and devices to the extent required to fulfill the terms of this Agreement.
5.3 Neither party shall make any claim to the other party’s Content, Products or Services during or after the expiry of this Agreement.
5.4 Neither party shall make any claim to the other party’s trademarks or register or cause to be registered or apply for a materially similar trademark or imitation of a trademark during or after the expiry of this Agreement.
5.5 Neither party shall register or cause to be registered any company name which is materially similar to that of the other party.
5.6 On the expiry of this Agreement all licenses referred to in this shall expire and the parties agree to immediately cease use of the Intellectual Property of the other.

6. Content – Monitoring and Access

6.1 We shall not assume any responsibility for auditing or monitoring any user generated content. If at any time we decide to monitor a facility on any occasion it does not mean that we assume responsibility for removing any content or the conduct of anyusers.
6.2 Any complaints about such content by rights holders or any user or visitor to our website should be directed to us using our contact details listed at the end of these terms and conditions.

7. Copyright

7.1 We do not condone or encourage in any way the posting of copyrighted or proprietary content or information by any users who are not the legal owners of such content.
7.2 Where notified of such breaches by the owner of such content we will remove the content as soon as practicable. But only where we can reasonably ascertain the true owner of such content.
7.3 If as the owner of such content you believe that your rights have been infringed you should contact us as soon as possible and provide all relevant information in writing.

8. General Content Specifications

8.1 You agree not to do any of the following:
a) Abuse, harass, threaten, stalk, defame or in anyway seek to violate the rights of another user or third party.
b) Publish or seek to distribute any material or information that is unlawful, harmful, obscene, indecent, libelous, profane, defamatory, racist, or in any other way inappropriate or objectionable.
c) Use or harvest data provided by other users in a way that they would object to.d) Use data provided by other users for purposes other than contacting them via the website.
e) Contact other users in ways they may find inappropriate.
f) Encourage illegal activity or activity that violates the rights of other users or third parties, whether individuals or organizations.
g) Supply or post content calculated to deliberately mislead other users or third parties, including content falsely made to appear from or be endorsed by us.
h) To pose as another user, third party or organization or Weather2Umbrella Ltd employee for the purposes of obtaining user or third party information.
i) To transmit or transfer any viruses, Trojans, worms or any other malicious programs or code intended to spy on, gain control over, disrupt, destroy or in any other way impair any computer hardware or software or any other equipment.
j) Attempt to gain access to our servers or other equipment in order to disrupt, impair, overload or otherwise hinder or compromise the safety, security or privacy of any of the services provided by or relied upon by us and other users.
k) Reframe or re purpose any facility or content on it or remove or obscure any notices or advertising provided by us.
l) Load or provide access to content or link to other content from the website, which infringes the trademark, patent, trade secret or any other proprietary right of a third party or infringes any intellectual property law.
m) Make commercial posts or comment spam or attempt to disguise such spam as content.
n) Send junk or spam email or emails or posts promoting pyramid schemes, chain letters or any other activity that invites users and others to participate in wasting their time and/or money.
o) Use any robot, spider, scraper or other technical means to access the facilities or content within.
8.2 If you breach these Terms & Conditions by sending any unsolicited bulk email, (spam) or any other bulk communications to users your actions will cause harm to us and to the website. Such harm is difficult to quantify and as such you agree to pay us the sum of £50 for each andevery individual email or other communication sent to a user or third party.
8.3 The above list is not intended to be exhaustive. We reserve the right to remove (with or without notice) content and suspend or terminate (with or without notice) the account of any user who in our sole judgment is in breach of the rules or the spirit of the rules.

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9. Business Related Content Specifications

9.1 Where the Content, specific to your business, is displayed on the website its use shall be subject to the following restrictions:
9.1.1 This Content shall not be displayed with any content which is offensive, obscene, defamatory or libelous, or
9.1.2 Displayed with any other content which Weather2Umbrella Ltd knows or ought to know infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party.
9.2 Weather2Umbrella Ltd shall further ensure that all the Content is displayed in a clear legible font style and size and that it is displayed on a web page background that does not obscure or render the Content including text links difficult to read.
9.3 Furthermore Weather2Umbrella Ltd shall ensure that the Content displays correctly and has a uniform appearance regardless of the type and version of browser in which it is viewed and regardless of the type of access device on which it is displayed.
9.4 The parties shall agree a timetable and procedure for the updating and maintenance of the Content on the website. Such timetable to include the full contact details of the representatives of both parties in charge of content or website maintenance.
9.5 You reserve the right to withdraw permission for your Content to be displayed on the website on giving 30 days written notice should the conditions in this clause be breached.

10. Co-Branding and Linking

10.1 Any graphic link should only use the graphics supplied by you and in the format supplied by you.
10.2 Any graphics supplied by you shall be displayed in the same or similar display dimensions to any other graphics used for linking to a third party site as displayed on the same web page. Furthermore the graphic shall not be displayed in a manner that distorts the dimensions orcolors of the graphic so as to render it difficult to view or in your opinion dilutes the identity of the logo or could cause confusion to the public. We, Weather2Umbrella Ltd, are free to use a suitable software program to reduce the file size of any graphics so long as the imagequality of the graphic is not visibly altered or reduced.
10.3 Any text link shall be displayed in a font in keeping with the look and feel of the Weather2Umbrella Ltd website on which it is displayed and shall be displayed in a font size no smaller than any other text link to another third party website as displayed on the Weather2UmbrellaLtd website. The content of such a text link shall consist of any text as may be agreed between the parties that accurately informs the user that they will be transferred to your Weather2Umbrella Ltd website profile page/s or to your own website either completely or within a framedenvironment within the Weather2Umbrella Ltd website.
10.4 The parties shall ensure that all links whether graphic or text shall operate correctly and transfer the user to the correct part of the requested website. In the event that any link fails both parties shall take steps to correct the problem within a reasonable period of timeand notify the other party of the correction.
10.5 In recognition that the actions listed below in this clause would impact upon the value and goodwill of either party, the parties agree not to do the following without the express prior written approval of the party to be affected:
10.5.1 Use the website address of the other party or any combination of the other party’s name in keywords contained within the Meta Tags of any web page or repeated multiple times in the coding of any web page; or
10.5.2 Register the website address of the other party or any similar sounding or similarly spelt website address or any combination of it as keywords with any search engine or directory; or
10.5.3 Register any domain name similarly spelt to that of the other party or deliberately mis-spelt.

MEMBERSHIP

11. Responsibilities

11.1 It is your responsibility to ensure that the information you provide is accurate, not misleading and relates to you. You cannot create an account or username & password using the names and information of another person or using words that are thetrademarks or the property of another party (including ours), or vulgar, obscene or in any other way inappropriate.
11.2 You are responsible for maintaining your own username and password, where required to access your account. You should ensure that you store your username and password securely and that the details required to access your account are not provided to another party.
11.3 You are responsible for your account and actions taken within it. If you are aware or suspect that your customer account username and password or other details have become known to a third party, you should inform us immediately.
11.4 Our website is only intended for use by adults. Adults may purchase products for children as long as the products purchased are intended, by the manufacturer, for use or consumption by children.

12. Membership Termination

12.1 We reserve the right to restrict or remove your access to this website where you breach these terms and conditions. Such restriction or removal will take place without recourse, notice or explanation to you where we solely deem it appropriate ornecessary. Various clauses within these Terms & Conditions are designed to survive and continue after termination.
12.2 As a member you can choose to terminate your account at any time.

13. Loss or Deterioration Of Service

13.1 We take all reasonable steps to ensure that all facilities are available and functioning fully at all times. However, we do not accept any responsibility for “down-time” or poor performance of our file servers or where facilities are unavailable for anyother reason, whether within or outside our direct control.
13.2 In the event of system failure, loss of access or deterioration in service the defaulting party shall take all reasonable steps to restore or rectify the service. The non-defaulting party shall not be entitled to any form of compensation, however the defaulting party shallwithin a reasonable period of time report to the non-defaulting party the cause of the loss or deterioration in service.

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14. Confidentiality

14.1 Both parties shall keep confidential the specific terms of this Agreement and not disclose them save to such employees or contractors as need to know the relevant information for the purposes of performing this Agreement.
14.2 The parties agree that all information marked “Confidential”, or where not marked it is reasonable to judge such information as confidential, shall not be disclosed for a period of 2 years after the expiry of this Agreement, except where such disclosure is required by law or byorder of a court in the jurisdiction of England.
14.3 The parties further agree that all information marked as a “Trade Secret” and reasonably judged to constitute a trade secret shall not be disclosed at any time during or after the expiry of this Agreement, except where such disclosure is required by law or by order of a court inthe jurisdiction of England.
14.4 Confidential information and Trade Secrets shall consist of, but not necessarily be limited to: technical, commercial, financial, operational, marketing or promotional information or data.

GENERAL

15. Data Protection

Both parties shall be registered under and/or observe the Data Protection Act relevant to them, (1984 or 1998 Act) according to when each party first registered and both parties further confirm that they will not rent or sell customer lists and / or contactdetails without the customer’s express prior approval. Either party may treat a breach of this clause as a reason for termination of this Agreement in accordance Immediate Termination clause of this Agreement.

16. Limitation of Liability

16.1 Nothing in this Agreement shall exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury resulting from the negligence of either party or their servants, agents or employees.
16.2 Neither party shall be liable to the other under this Agreement in contract, tort, or otherwise (including negligence), pre-contract or other representations (other than fraudulent or negligent misrepresentations) or otherwise for any loss of business, contracts, profits oranticipated savings or for any indirect or consequential or loss whatsoever.
16.3 You agree to indemnify Weather2Umbrella Ltd against any claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses which Weather2Umbrella Ltd may sustain or incur in relation to any Content, Products or Services which you provide, such indemnity applying in respect of any claims for any breachof applicable law or regulation or any infringement of any intellectual property rights.
16.4 Weather2Umbrella Ltd agrees to indemnify you, the business member, against any claims, damages, losses, costs and expenses which you may sustain or incur in relation to any Content, Products or Services Weather2Umbrella Ltd provides, such indemnity applying in respect of anyclaims for any breach of applicable law or regulation or any infringement of any intellectual property rights.

17. Assignment

Neither party may assign or otherwise transfer this Agreement or any rights, duties and obligations hereunder without the prior consent in writing of the other party.

18. Joint Venture or Partnership

Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as creating a partnership, joint venture or an agency relationship between the parties and neither party shall have the authority or power to bind the other party or to contract in the name of or create a liabilityagainst the other party.

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19. Privacy

We take your privacy seriously. We are registered under and comply with the Data Protection Act 1998. For further details please see our Privacy Policy.

20. Release

If you have a dispute with one or more Weather2Umbrella users, you release us (and our officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature,known or unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

21. General

21.1 Failure by either party to enforce any accrued rights under this Agreement is not to be taken as or deemed to be a waiver of those rights unless the waiving party acknowledges the waiver in writing.
21.2 It is hereby declared that the foregoing paragraphs, sub-paragraphs and clauses of this Agreement shall be read and construed independently of each other. Should any part of this Agreement or its paragraphs, sub-paragraphs or clauses be found invalid it shall not affect theremaining paragraphs, sub-paragraphs and clauses.
21.3 No addition to or modification of any clause in this Agreement shall be binding on the parties unless made in writing and signed by the signatories to this Agreement or their duly authorised representatives.
21.4 This Agreement sets out the entire Agreement and understanding of the parties and is in substitution of any previous written or oral agreements between the parties.

22. Jurisdiction

This Agreement shall be interpreted, construed and enforced in accordance with English law and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

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FAQs

What's the current temperature in Helsinki? ›

Cloudy skies. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.

Does Helsinki have snow? ›

In Helsinki, the average temperature in winter has been around minus 3.5 degrees Celsius. The first snow has fallen on average in mid-October, and permanent snow cover is usually achieved on the last day of the year. The capital's snow record was set in 1966, when 89 centimetres of snow was measured.

Is Finland cold all year round? ›

The annual average temperature is relatively high in the southwestern part of the country (5.0 to 7.5 °C or 41.0 to 45.5 °F), with quite mild winters and warm summers, and low in the northeastern part of Lapland (Finland) (0 to −4 °C or 32 to 25 °F).

How cold is winter in Finland? ›

The coldest temperatures in winter are from -45°C to -50°C in Lapland and eastern Finland; from -35°C to -45°C elsewhere; and -25°C to -35°C over islands and coastal regions. The lowest temperature recorded in Helsinki is -34.3°C (1987).

What is the coldest city in Finland? ›

Finland's coldest place in January is to be found in North Karelia. Over the past month the average temperature in Tohmajärvi has been -22 degrees Celsius.

Is Helsinki very cold? ›

In Helsinki, the summers are comfortable and partly cloudy and the winters are long, freezing, snowy, windy, and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 17°F to 71°F and is rarely below -3°F or above 79°F.

Is it dark for 6 months in Finland? ›

Midnight sun and polar night

In Finnish Lapland, the sun sets in late November and generally does not rise until mid-January. This can last as long as 50 days in northern Finland.

What clothes to wear in Helsinki? ›

Our advice would be to dress in warm layers. Long pants with a long-sleeved top are good to pack all year round, with extra warmer layers including sweaters and fleeces for the winter. You may also wish to take something to protect your face and lips from the cold dry air.

Is Finland the coldest country? ›

Finland is the second-coldest Scandinavian country, at 36.54°F (2.52°C). Lapland, the northernmost region of Finland, holds the record for lowest recorded temperature every month except December when Eastern Finland reached -52.6°F (-47.0°C) in 1919.

What is Finland's national dish? ›

Karelian stew has been voted as the national food of Finland.

What is Helsinki best known for? ›

Helsinki is well-known for its innovative art, culture and architecture, so it's no surprise that underneath the city's surface, a unique subculture is on the rise. And while techno music and underground dance parties are nothing new for Helsinki, what is notable is the vast number and variety of these events.

How do Finns survive winter? ›

Finns wear thick trousers during the winter with long-johns underneath, along with woollen socks. On your top half, you will need a thick jumper, preferably one made of wool, and a good snow proof coat. The correct gloves are important too, as regular ones won't be enough for the Nordic winter.

What is the sunniest city in Finland? ›

Naantali – the sunniest town in Finland

Naantali has many stories to tell and they're best discovered on a guided walking tour or a boat cruise. Naantali is also the site of the President's summer residence, Kultaranta, and guided tours in its beautiful garden are arranged for visitors during the summer months.

What is the snowiest place in Finland? ›

Rovaniemi airport retains the highest snow level in Finland despite losing a few centimetres over the weekend due to wind and condensation.

Is it colder in Sweden or Finland? ›

World's coldest countries by average yearly temperature
RankCountryAverage temperature
6Finland1.35
7Iceland1.35
8Sweden1.55
9Tajikistan3,03
12 more rows
3 Oct 2020

Why is Finland the happiest country in the world? ›

“Many things are undeniably good here – beautiful nature, we're well governed, lots of things are in order,” the business owner said. The country of vast forests and lakes is also known for its well-functioning public services, ubiquitous saunas, widespread trust in authority and low levels of crime and inequality.

What is the hottest city in Finland? ›

Liperi. The sole place on this list of the warmest places in Finland that doesn't sit down in the continental climactic zone deep at the southwestern end of the country, Liperi is actually a part of North Karelia.

What is the coldest month in Helsinki? ›

July is the hottest month in Helsinki with an average temperature of 16.5°C (62°F) and the coldest is February at -5.5°C (22°F). The wettest month is August with an average of 90mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 13. °C (55°F).

How long is the longest day in Finland? ›

Relatively high in the north, the days are long in summer (June to September) and short in winter (December to March). With up to about 19 hours, there are the longest days in June. The longest dark nights, on the other hand, are in winter.

What is the shortest day in Finland? ›

The December solstice (winter solstice) in Helsinki is at 11:48 pm on Wednesday, December 21, 2022. In terms of daylight, this day is 13 hours, 7 minutes shorter than the June solstice. In most locations north of the equator, the shortest day of the year is around this date.

What country has 24 hour darkness? ›

Svalbard, Norway (for the Polar Night)

Svalbard is a group of islands between Norway and the North Pole and is pretty much as far north as you can go without joining an arctic science expedition.

Do and don'ts in Finland? ›

These are some to remember when visiting the country.
  • Don't cover up in the sauna. ...
  • Don't enter the sauna with the opposite sex. ...
  • Don't pet the reindeer. ...
  • Don't assume everyone speaks English. ...
  • Don't assume everyone wants to talk. ...
  • Don't feed the wildlife. ...
  • Don't underdress for the winter.
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Is Helsinki easy to walk around? ›

Helsinki is a dream city for walking: it's easy to breathe, there's always something new and interesting just around the corner, and the distances are short. The walking routes presented here reveal the city's unique neighbourhoods, the places beloved by locals, and many well-kept secrets too.

What things are free in Finland? ›

Free and Inexpensive Things to Do in Finland
  • Museums and art galleries. Museum entrance fees in Finland are around 6-12€. ...
  • Nature. ...
  • Board games. ...
  • Live music. ...
  • Libraries. ...
  • Second-hand shops. ...
  • Clothing rental.
19 Aug 2020

What is the 2nd hottest country? ›

Burkina Faso, which borders Mali, is the second-hottest country on earth. With an average yearly temperature of 83.68°F (28.71°C), Burkina Faso gets a lot of heat! You'll find Burkina Faso in the western part of Africa, with the majority in the Sahel but a small part in the Sahara desert.

Is Finland good to live? ›

Finland is widely known as the happiest place in the world to live. It ranked #3 globally in terms of quality of life, with high scores in almost every category. Most people who live in Finland say they feel like their basic needs are satisfied, that they have personal freedom, and that their life is happy and valued.

What are Finland famous for? ›

Finland is often ranked number one for being the happiest country in the world, as the Finns have high incomes, health care for all, and a top education system. Finland is famous for it's stunning Lapland, the northern lights, Saunas, wife carrying, quirky food and for being the home of Santa Claus.

What is Finland's national drink? ›

One way to celebrate is by saying “kippis” and raising a glass of Finland's national beverage, lonkero, also known as long drink. Traditionally, long drinks were made with gin, distilled from Finland's Juniper berries, and grapefruit soda.

How do you greet a Finnish person? ›

When greeting, the parties shake hands and make eye contact. A deep bow denotes special respect – in normal circumstances, a nod of the head is enough. A Finnish handshake is brief and firm, and involves no supporting gestures such as touching the shoulder or upper arm.

What do Finnish people drink? ›

Milk is considered the national drink of Finland and sometimes, it is served curdled. Other traditional alcoholic drinks found in Finland include Kilju which is made from water, yeast and sugar.

Do most people in Helsinki speak English? ›

The majority of Helsinki-dwellers speak English in addition to their mother tongue of Finnish or Swedish, often along with some other foreign language such as German, French or Spanish. The metropolitan region has many inhabitants who have a mother tongue other than Finnish or Swedish.

Is Helsinki a smart city? ›

Find your future in one of the smartest cities in the world. Helsinki outsmarts other cities with its thorough approach to ecosystem development. Come to us for business opportunities in smart city & cleantech, especially smart mobility and smart buildings.

What are three popular foods in Finland? ›

7 classic Finnish dishes you need to try!
  • Bread cheese or Finnish squeaky cheese.
  • Classic Finnish rye bread.
  • Creamy salmon soup.
  • Karelian pasties/pies.
  • Sautéed reindeer.
  • Blood dumpling soup.
  • Salty liquorice.
27 Jan 2022

Is Helsinki a fun place to live? ›

Despite all the calmness, this is a great city to live in: Good fresh air, clean water, effective public transportation, and a lot of nature around. What is this? If that is what you look for, Helsinki is the place for you.

How do Finnish people heat their homes? ›

The current market is dominated by air-source heat pumps, but ground-source heat pumps also play a starring role: there are more than 100,000 geothermal wells across Finland with a combined depth of 20,000km – half the earth's circumference.

How can I keep warm in the winter without electricity? ›

Here are five ways to stay warm—and safe—during a power outage.
  1. If You Can, Get a Generator. Even if you've already lost power, it's not too late to look for a portable generator. ...
  2. Stay in a Southern-Facing Room. ...
  3. Seal Window and Door Leaks. ...
  4. Use a Fireplace or Another Heat Source. ...
  5. Camp Out Indoors.
5 Jan 2022

Which country has no summer? ›

Year Without a Summer
VolcanoMount Tambora
Start dateEruption occurred on 10 April 1815
TypeUltra-Plinian
LocationLesser Sunda Islands, Dutch East Indies (now Republic of Indonesia)
2 more rows

Which is the hottest country? ›

Mali is the hottest country in the world, with an average yearly temperature of 83.89°F (28.83°C). Located in West Africa, Mali actually shares borders with both Burkina Faso and Senegal, which follow it on the list.

Is Finland better in summer or winter? ›

The best time to visit Finland is generally during the summer months of June, July and August, when the climate is warmest, the days are longest and the blossoming landscape at its prettiest. It's also when tourist facilities and transport services operate at full steam.

What do people in Finland wear? ›

Men tend to wear sports jackets and trousers in offices and these are often in muted or pastel colours. Women will often wear trousers and again will be smart without being too flashy. Casual wear such as jeans and T-shirts can be found in many of the more hi-tech industries.

What clothing brands are popular in Finland? ›

In most towns in Finland you'll find outlets for Finnish stores Aleksi 13, Halonen, Marimekko, NP (women's fashion) and Seppälä, as well as the popular Nordic chains of Dressmann, Ecco, H&M, Jack & Jones and KappAhl.

What makes Finnish unique? ›

Unusual for a European language, Finnish doesn't have many loan words to English or any other languages, with one exception. The sauna was invented in Finland and is a cultural staple of the country.

Are there mosquitoes in Finland? ›

There are 40 different species of mosquitoes or in Finland. Three of these species bother people the most. These are the magic mosquito, the forest mosquito and the raven mosquito. The most common species in Lapland is the magic mosquito.

What is the best month to visit Helsinki? ›

The best time to travel to Finland to visit Helsinki is between May and September. During these months there is little rainfall and a maximum temperature of 26ºC in July. The city, having a continental climate, has hot summers and very cold winters.

Why Finland is very cold? ›

Summer is generally mild and moderately rainy. Compared to the Scandinavian countries, Finland has a colder climate because of the proximity to Russia.

How many days in Helsinki is enough? ›

3 days in Helsinki is enough time to see the majority of the city and enjoy it. Helsinki isn't the biggest city, so you'll have no difficulty seeing everything. Something I recommend getting before you is a Helsinki Card. The card allows you to enter several of the best attractions in Helsinki for free.

Can I see Northern Lights in Helsinki? ›

Can you see the Northern Lights in Helsinki? Sadly, no. Helsinki is too far south and has a lot of light pollution. However, if there is a period of intense solar activity, the Northern Lights can become visible as far as Helsinki.

Is Finland dark for 4 months? ›

It is a phenomenon that happens in the Northern and Southernmost parts of the earth. Finland has its own share of it is a Nordic country, between the months of October to December, the country is swallowed by, what seems like, a shadow of darkness.

What is the happiest country in the world? ›

The Top 7 Happiest Countries in the World (plus an inspiring honorable mention) for 2021:
  • Finland. Finland ranks as the world's happiest country based on the 2021 report, with a score of 7.842 out of a total possible score of 10. ...
  • Denmark. ...
  • Iceland. ...
  • Netherlands. ...
  • Norway. ...
  • Sweden. ...
  • Honorable Mention: Bhutan.

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