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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Haparanda, Sweden

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Haparanda...

Haparanda is a coastal city in Sweden. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 4778 people. The water temperature around Haparanda has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from -0°C (32°F) in January up to 17.3°C (63.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 6°C (43°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Haparanda is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Haparanda?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Haparanda is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Haparanda. The next good one is Salusand, which is almost 222.7km (138.3miles) away from Haparanda. Click here for directions and for more information on Salusand and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Yyteri, which is 307.5km (191miles) away from Haparanda. Another fun surfspot is Yyteri, located ca 307.5km (191miles) from Haparanda.

Are there sandy beaches close to Haparanda?

Not too many beaches are located close to Haparanda. The next good beach is Kangasjärvi, which is almost 262.9km (163.3miles) away from Haparanda. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Ruissalo, which is ca 379.3km (235.6miles) away from Haparanda.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Haparanda?

The sea temperature around Haparanda is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to nearly -0°C (32°F). In this season, a 5/6 drysuit with booties, hoddie and gloves is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very good 5/6mm wetsuit for very short periods of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a stack of extra warm clothing and hot drinks.

How is the diving and fishing close to Haparanda?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from -0 to 5°C (32-41°F) during December, January, and February. Pollock, Winter Flounder, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Haparanda: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Haparanda...

Do you know what the the city Ljungsbro in Sweden, the island Absecon in United States, and the city Namasigue in Honduras have in common with Haparanda? Click on the links to find out...