North Karelia is one of the coldest regions in Finland with an average daily high temperature of only 8 degrees centigrade. It won't be really warm here and given to the water temperatures of 0 degrees maximum you will leave your bathing togs at home. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from October to March.
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The most important cities in the region of North Karelia
North Karelia is a part of Finland and has an east-west extension of about 110 km. From north to south it is approximately 200 km. The biggest cities are Joensuu and Lieksa. The local time is now Sunday, 2:46 pm.