Other areas in Kittilä, including the Levi ski resort, have blankets of snow measuring around 20 centimetres. The Kilpisjärvi Lake in the municipality of Enontekiö is also covered by 20 centimetres. Elsewhere in Northern Lapland, snow coverage is around ten centimeters. Snow in Eastern Lapland and the Rovaniemi airport stands at about five centimeters.
Meanwhile, residents in Southern Lapland are still waiting for snow. The region is expected to get hit with rain and sleet on Saturday.
Jukka Raittila of the Finnish Meteorological Institute’s Rovaniemi weather centre says that weather conditions have been quite variable this autumn.