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Northen Lights

Geelong, Australia
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Northen Lights

Is it possible to view the northern lights in Oulu during December? And does Oulu see any sunshine in december?

Helsinki, Finland
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1. Re: Northen Lights

Yes and Yes.

Helsinki, Finland
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2. Re: Northen Lights

Northern lights, yes, provided there is activity and not too much clouds.

Sunshine yes, around 4 hours daylight.

http://www.gaisma.com/en/location/oulu.html

But the sunshine is not like in Australia, sun is at low elevation.

These flick photos may give you an idea. (And there is photo evidence of Northern lights in Oulu).

https://www.flickr.com/groups/oulu/pool/

Edited: 16 January 2016, 23:44
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3. Re: Northen Lights

Hi, any recommendation on good northern lights viewing spots in Oulu? We will stay at Radisson Blu for a night on our last night in Finland before returning, and wanted to take our one last shot at seeing aurora in case we fail to see anything elsewhere in the previous nights.., thanks in advance

Oulu, Finland
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4. Re: Northen Lights

If the conditions are right, you can view them anywhere, but away from the street lights is best. You could try the park areas behind your hotel or south of the market place.

I guess the Nallikari beach is a popular spot for photographers, but it's a longer walk or bus 15 or 15N (check the schedule beforehand, it can be infrequent in the evening).

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5. Re: Northen Lights

Thank you!

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