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What is the climate like in Russia?

The climate of Russia has an average yearly temperature of 1°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to -22°C and rise to 24°C.

Annually, about 759 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Russia. Additionally, about 103 cm of snow falls each year.

The best time to visit Russia is June and August. Although it often rains during this period, it rains less than in other months. The temperatures are also good for visiting Russia.

Temperature -22 to 24°C
Rain 759 mm
Snow 103 cm

PoorStarStar

Snowfall is common, so wear warm shoes. Gray skies can be a ... more

Fabienne

ModerateStarStarStar

While it snowed in the north, it was already melting in the ... more

Erik Bliek

The climate of Russia
  • Average yearly temperature: 1°C
  • Highest temperature: 24°C in July
  • Lowest temperature: -22°C in January
  • Rainfall: 759 mm per year, averaging 63 mm by month
  • Driest months: 24 mm in February, 36 mm in March and 37 mm in December
  • Wettest months: 147 mm in July, 94 mm in August and 93 mm in June
  • Snowfall: 103 cm per year

Climate table Russia

The climate table for Russia shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) -22 -16 -5 3 10 22 24 21 11 0 -15 -21
Nighttime temperature (°C) -34 -31 -21 -10 -2 6 8 7 -1 -8 -26 -32
Rainfall (mm) 50 24 36 45 74 93 147 94 63 52 44 37
Snowfall (cm) 9,3 7,6 14 9,3 7,4 0 0 0,6 3,3 17 20 14
UV Index 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 5 4 2 1 1
Best month No No No No No Yes No Yes No No No No

Temperature by month in Russia

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Russia

Temperature by month in Russia

Rainfall by month in Russia

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Russia.

Rainfall by month in Russia

Snowfall by month in Russia

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Russia.

Snowfall by month in Russia

UV index by month in Russia

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Russia.

UV index by month in Russia

Yearly temperature in Russia

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Russia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Russia

Yearly total rainfall in Russia

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Russia.

Rainfall per year in Russia

Yearly snowfall in Russia

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Russia, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Russia

Weather experiences in Russia

The weather in Russia is rated an average of 2,6 out of 5 stars by 9 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Snowfall is common, so wear warm shoes. Gray skies can be a bit depressing. Perhaps ideal for cold weather enthusiasts, but not for me.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

While it snowed in the north, it was already melting in the middle and south. The days were mostly cloudy, but occasionally the sun shone through. Practical for layering.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Great experience, but bring warm clothes for cold nights.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

The days were quite warm, without unbearable heat. It rained several days, but that didn't hinder the vacation. Cloudplay and cool evenings were a bonus.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Very bad Star

Temperatures were extremely low, often below zero. Ideal for lovers of winter, snow and ice. It's too cold for me!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

The snow and frost were unbearable, almost unbearable. Heating is as necessary as warm clothes. The only plus: the landscapes were breathtaking.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Poor StarStar

Be prepared to shake things up a bit. Bright spot is the wonderful winter atmosphere.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

Temperatures fluctuate during the day, but at night the mercury drops significantly. Bring warm clothing!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

It was enjoyable, but the unpredictable rain showers were less pleasant. The summer days, however, were mostly sunny.— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in Russia by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Russia and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Russia, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.