Best time to visit Estonia

Estonia - Tallinn skyline - Best time to visit
Visit Tallinn between late spring and early autumn for the best weather

Seasons and Weather

Estonia experiences four distinct seasons with the ideal time to visit the summer months of June to August when temperatures are at their highest and the days long with light. It's at this time of year when Estonia's festivals are held. The weather in Estonia is changeable throughout the year so it could rain at any moment and the nights can get surprisingly chilly so pack for all seasons, even in the height of summer, with a rain jacket and warm jumper.

Late spring, from April to May, and early autumn, September to October, is another great time to visit when the weather is still warm and the craziness of the peak tourist season has died down a little. During these shoulder seasons Estonia's countryside is awash with colour, whether it's the vivid hues of flowers in blooms or the burning russet tones of autumnal leaves.

From November to February Estonia experiences freezing conditions as temperatures plummet and snow starts to fall. This can be a magical time to visit when the countryside is blanketed in white and the ski resorts open for the season.

Climate | Tallinn


JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Temp Min °C-7-9-6-148121162-2-5
Temp Max °C-1-231117202422171041
Rainfall (mm)402530132035544439375533

See Also

To help further plan your visit to the Czech Republic, check out our handy Travel Guide resources:

Best Places to Visit - the top sites in the beautiful city of Tallinn
Tourist Visas - details regarding visa regulations and procurement
Top Travel Tips - useful information on money, health, food and shopping

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