The latest weather forecast can be found for example in https://www.foreca.fi/Finland/Ranua
In winter time it is good to wear multiple layers even though the weather would not be so cold. The air between clothes insulates and it is always easier to take layers off than get back warm again. Hat is a necessity as most of the body heat escapes through head. Gloves saves your fingers from aching. We also recommend good shoes with thick soles, and a pair of wool-socks have never done anyone harm.
Events and Holidays
You can find events on the Ranua area at Visit Ranua Events, as well as on Facebook: Visit Ranua – Tourism and Travel Tips Ranua.
Yearly events are Opistoseurat (Ranua Opisto Services), Cranberry Markets and Golden Cloudberry Markets.
Events bring plenty of visitors to Ranua, so especially if you are planning your trip to be at the same time as Opistoseurat and Golden Cloudberry Markets, it is recommended to book the accommodation in advance. Also we would like to inform that cash may sometimes run out from the one cash machine we have at our village.
The opening hours may vary or the stores may be closed during day offs and holidays. Opening hours can be checked on the pages of the stores.
Independence Day 6.12.
Christmas Day 25.12.
Boxing Day 26.12.
New Year’s Day 1.1.
May Day 1.5.
Midsummer Day 22.6.
There are four elementary schools and an upper secondary school in Ranua. In Ranua Folk High School there are about 900 pupils yearly and in Music school of Lapland, Unit of Ranua, there are about 30 students.
Autumn term 12.8. – 22.12.2020
Spring term Mon 7.1. – 5.6.2021
Autumn break 12.10. – 18.10.2020
Christmas Holiday 23.12.2020 – 6.1.2021
Winter break 8.3. – 14.3.2021
Easter holiday 2.4. – 5.4.2021
Days off 6.1.2021, 13.5.2021 and 14.5.2021