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Today is the shortest day of the year. In Finland sunrise is expected to be at 10.13 in Vaasa and sunset at 14.51 – 4.5h sunshine in total.

Shortest day of the year in Finland


Vaskiluoto harbour between Vaasa and Sundom. I took this picture on the way to my final destination – Öjberget – the highest elevation in the area.

Shortest day of the year in Finland

Shortest day of the year in Finland

Shortest day of the year in Finland

Shortest day of the year in Finland

Sunrise at 10.13.

Shortest day of the year in Finland

This is my city – Vaasa.

Shortest day of the year in Finland

Ice Fishing Season has started again even so there is not much snow yet in Vaasa and temperatures are not that low. Today we just had 0 C. The shortest day of the year in Finland is really short compared to the Alps where I originally come from.