Tuesday is going to be warm and rainy in the southern and central parts of Finland with daytime highs of five degrees Celsius. Light snowfalls are expected in the western parts of Lapland where daytime highs will drop to minus 5 to 9 degrees Celsius.

Mild weather is going to continue on Wednesday, taking over the southern and central parts all the way up to Oulu.

However, by Wednesday evening cold weather is taking over Lapland and freezing temperatures of as much as minus 20 to 30 degrees Celsius can be expected latest on Thursday.

In the southern and central parts, the weather is going to continue mild on Thursday with increasing rain chances.

By the end of the week, even Lapland could experience mild weather and the daytime temperatures could climb up to a few plus degrees.

Sources: Foreca, the Finnish Meteorological Institute