Best Time to Travel to Estonia

Estonia is a Baltic state with borders with Latvia and Russia in northern Europe. The coast of Estonia has the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Finland. The capital of the country with a population of 1.3 million is Tallinn. Here you will see a country that is now a member of the European Union but formerly under Soviet occupation. The fortifications and monuments of Tallinn, one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe, are almost undisturbed.

The Narva War History Festival is held every August. During the festival, where participation is free, the atmosphere of the Northern War from the most famous wars of the history of the country in Narva city is staged and the city becomes the stage of the theater, filling the streets of the city of the actors wearing the costumes of the indigenous people and soldiers of that time. Another major festival in the country is the Estonian Theater Festival, which takes place in Tartumaa in the first week of September every year. Many critics also come together during the event, which is attended by many foreign theater groups.

Weather in Estonia

The coast of Estonia, which has a temperate climate, is humid and cool. Inland, the effects of continental climate are felt. The average temperature in winter is -6 degrees. So that the waters around Hiiumaa and Saaremaa islands become frozen in January and remain so for three months. The best time to visit the country is from April and May until the beginning of September. When July and August are hot, sometimes the temperature reaches 30 degrees Celsius. However, the average summer temperature is 16-17 degrees.

At the same time, in the summer months when heavy rainfall is observed, almost half of the month is rainy. The month of least rainfall is April. It is advised that those who travel to Estonia should be prepared for the rain regardless of the period in which you are going. Even though the summer months are quite hot, August is the rainiest time of the month. Since the country climate varies from region to region, it is advisable to consider the climatic conditions of the route you are going to go.

Seasons in Estonia

Seasons in Estonia

Spring – March, April and May.

Summer – June, July and August.

Autumn – September, October and November.

Winter – December, January and February.