Weather in Tallinn
Temperature: The average temperature in November is merely 1°C. In the afternoon, the temperature can climb a little, but only to an average high of 4°C. At night, the average low temperature is -2°C. In the course of the month, the average temperatures decrease even further average high drops 4 degrees, the average low 2 degrees.
Rainfall: November is the wettest of all months. 55mm of precipitation falls down on the city this monthly 1mm more than July, the second wettest month. There are 16 days with rainfall. The reason for this much precipitation is that, in November, both rain and snow are common.
Clouds: November is a dark month in Tallinn. Cloud cover averages 96% and ranges between 94% and 97%, which indicates that the sky is pretty much completely overcast most of the time. There isn't very much sunshine to be enjoyed this time of year. Moreover, the length of the days decreases significantly throughout the month, from 8.45 daylight hours to 6.39 daylight hours. It's one of the darkest and wettest months of the year.
Medical service and police
In case of an accident or sudden illness, call for an ambulance or the police free-of-charge from any phone: 112.
Pharmacies are usually open from 10:00-19:00. Two of them stay open all night: Südameapteek – Tõnismägi 5, ph: +372 644 2282 and Vikerlase 16, ph: +372 638 4338.
Pharmacies in shopping centres are usually open from 9:00-21:00.
A health insurance policy is optional. Travellers requiring dialysis can read more about local treatment options here.
Please find safety policy for Scand-LAS 2021 here.
Tallinn has become famous for its abundance of free, public Wi-Fi, which is available in nearly every café, restaurant, hotel and hostel, as well in open spaces such as city squares and parks. To see a map of free Wi-Fi hotspots hosted by the City of Tallinn, click here.
Tallinn Song Festival Ground is situated in Kadriorg. If you need to travel longer distances, we recommend public transportation (trams, trolley-buses and buses), which are clean and reliable. You can find out more about public transportation and schedules here.
Public transportation is free of charge to all participants of Scand-LAS! For a free ride, you need to carry a name badge with you every time you use public transport to ensure your free ride.
Taxies: We recommend the electrical taxi company, call +372 588 588 00, or Tulika taxi company: +372 612 0000. The app Taxify is very popular.
Tallinn Song Festival Grounds has 3 car parks open every day: Mäe parking lot, Tiigi parking lot, Mere parking lot; all of which are located at the gate of the same name.
As usual, parking in the parking lots of Tallinn Song Festival Grounds is PAID!
Parking lots of the Song Festival Grounds are organized by Europark. Please observe the signs regulating the parking procedure when entering the parking lots of the Song Festival Grounds.
1h - 1 €
Day - 5 €
M-parking zone: MAE (or according to the car park)
To start parking, send a message to 1902 with content (for example):
MAE space vehicle reg. number (example: MAE 123 ABC)
To finish call 1903
Charge calculation every 60 minutes.
Parking is PROHIBITED at the Oru Gate of the Song Festival Grounds (operational gate)!
National currency: Euro (1 euro = 100 cents)
Most banks are open from 9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays.
Western Union service is available in most post offices and banks in Tallinn. Read more here.
Estonia is a part of the Schengen visa area. Nationals of EU are free to enter Estonia. The required travel document for entry is a national ID card or passport.
For more specific information, please contact the nearest Estonian consulate or embassy, or check the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website.
The electrical current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz, European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.