Vaisala Oyj : Vaisala exceeds previous guidance for 2012 net sales and operating result

    Vaisala Oyj : Vaisala exceeds previous guidance for 2012 net sales and
                               operating result

Vaisala Corporation Stock Exchange Release
January 11, 2013 at 3.30 p.m.

Based on the preliminary financial information regarding Vaisala's financial
statements for 2012, Vaisala Group exceeds its previously published guidance
and Vaisala now estimates that for the full year 2012 its net sales is EUR
290-293 million and the operating result is EUR 29-30 million.

During the last quarter 2012, in particular the Weather business area
increased its net sales more than previously expected due to increased product
sales and the operating result improved due to increased sales and higher
margins in delivery projects.

Earlier Vaisala expected its net sales in 2012 to stay at the same level as in
the preceding year. The operating result was expected to improve. Net sales in
2011 were EUR 273.6 million and operating result was EUR 16.1 million.

Vaisala will publish its financial statements for the accounting period
January 1, 2012-December 31, 2012 on February 6, 2013 as per previous

Vaisala Corporation

Further information:
Kaarina Muurinen, CFO
Tel. +358 40 577 5066

Vaisala is a global leader in environmental and industrial measurement.
Building on 75 years of experience, Vaisala contributes to a better quality of
life by providing a comprehensive range of innovative observation and
measurement products and services for chosen weather-related and industrial
markets. Headquartered in Finland, Vaisala employs approximately 1400
professionals worldwide and is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki stock

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