Weather statistics for Mehamn, Gamvik (Finnmark)

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Polar low (North Cape - Russian border and North Cape bank, North bank and Kildinbank)

    A polar low is moving westwards towards Finnmark. Wednesday evening the low will give northwest near gale force 7 on the coast of East-Finnmark and from early Thursday morning northeast gale force 8 on the fishingbanks. There is expected locally heavy snow showers in the coastal areas of East-Finnmark. The polar low is expected to weaken Thursday forenoon.


    1. Wednesday February 21, 2018 08:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Thursday February 22, 2018 12:00
      Danger is over

    Sudden changes of wind speed and direction. Be prepared for sudden changes in the weather.

Mehamn Airport observation station (96310)

The station is located in Gamvik municipality, 13 m.a.s.l. It is the closest official weather station, 1.2 km away from Mehamn. The station was established in August 1974. The station measures temperature and wind. There are no normals for precipitation. There may be missing data.

Last 30 days: Average temperature was -5.4 °C, 0.1 °C above the normal. Highest temperature was 1.8 °C (26 January), and the lowest was -16.4 °C (24 January). Highest wind speed was 22.4 m/s (10 February).

Last 13 full months: Highest temperature was 23.9 °C (17. Jul. 2017) and the lowest -16.4 °C (24. Jan. 2018).

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The black line shows mean value (both precipitation and temperature). Some stations does not have mean values, and hence no black line.

The red/blue line shows average temperature during the day (24h) (equalized for 30 days). The line is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The red/blue areas shows the temperature variations throughout the day (24h) with max- and min. temperature as endpoints. The area is red by pluss degrees, and blue by minus degrees.

The lightblue bars shows total precipitation this month. The black lines crossing is the normal (mean) value for precipitation.

The dark grey bars behind the precipitation bars shows snowdepth measured day by day.

Some stations only measures precipitation, while others only measures temperature. If an area or bar is missing the station does not measure this data.

NB! Precipitation is measured at 07 hours Norwegian time. The value (in mm) shows last 24 hours until 07 hours (08 hours summertime). Download other weather statistics from

Tabular view for temperature and precipitation per month
Months Temperature Wind
Average Normal Warmest Coldest Average Strongest
Jan 2018 -4.4°C 5.0°C Jan 12 -16.4°C Jan 24 7.7 m/s 28.7 m/s Jan 15
Dec 2017 -2.6°C 4.8°C Dec 20 -10.0°C Dec 17 7.4 m/s 20.7 m/s Dec 1
Nov 2017 -0.9°C 5.3°C Nov 3 -11.0°C Nov 23 6.1 m/s 22.3 m/s Nov 2
Oct 2017 3.6°C 12.8°C Oct 1 -2.8°C Oct 23 5.0 m/s 17.3 m/s Oct 2
Sep 2017 8.4°C 18.5°C Sep 7 -0.2°C Sep 21 4.6 m/s 14.7 m/s Sep 11
Aug 2017 10.5°C 20.3°C Aug 12 2.3°C Aug 24 4.6 m/s 19.6 m/s Aug 15
Jul 2017 11.3°C 23.9°C Jul 17 5.0°C Jul 7 4.2 m/s 15.7 m/s Jul 13
Jun 2017 6.3°C 17.8°C Jun 8 0.5°C Jun 3 4.9 m/s 12.9 m/s Jun 3
May 2017 1.8°C 9.7°C May 13 -5.2°C May 7 5.9 m/s 15.0 m/s May 4
Apr 2017 -1.6°C 7.1°C Apr 21 -10.9°C Apr 3 5.5 m/s 25.6 m/s Apr 1
Mar 2017 -2.2°C 4.5°C Mar 16 -11.2°C Mar 30 8.2 m/s 20.8 m/s Mar 27
Feb 2017 -2.0°C 5.0°C Feb 12 -11.4°C Feb 20 7.2 m/s 21.3 m/s Feb 13
Jan 2017 -2.2°C 6.5°C Jan 27 -15.4°C Jan 4 9.4 m/s 22.0 m/s Jan 20