Russia
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Russia

To go to Russia, the best time to visit is June through August. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and almost no precipitation. In Russia, July is the warmest month with 74°F and the most cold month is 10°F in January.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Russia, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Central Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 20 24 32 49 66 71 77 74 61 46 34 26
Precipitation (inch) 11 10 11 14 16 15 17 13 12 12 10 12

Weather data from: Moscow

Climate Northwest Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 23 26 32 44 58 64 72 68 59 45 37 29
Water temperature (°F) 36 34 34 38 50 59 75 69 62 55 47 42
Precipitation (inch) 11 10 10 10 10 15 19 20 13 13 12 11

Weather data from: Saint Petersburg

Climate South Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 30 34 45 61 73 82 88 88 75 58 45 36
Precipitation (inch) 17 9 12 9 18 13 11 6 7 9 10 13

Weather data from: Rostov-on-Don

Climate East Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 18 23 35 47 55 63 70 74 67 55 38 22
Water temperature (°F) 37 34 35 41 51 64 68 72 71 64 52 41
Precipitation (inch) 2 4 6 10 18 14 27 31 16 19 11 6

Weather data from: Vladivostok

Climate Southeast Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 5 9 26 46 59 74 77 73 60 43 23 11
Precipitation (inch) 6 5 7 9 11 9 12 9 8 10 16 10

Weather data from: Novosibirsk

Climate Southwest Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 10 15 28 44 62 72 74 72 58 40 26 15
Precipitation (inch) 4 4 7 10 9 12 11 11 8 11 8 4

Weather data from: Yekaterinburg




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Russia weather

The weather for Russia over the next 14 days will be ° and it stays dry every day.

The weather forecast for Russia is based on the weather in Moscow.

5-day weather forecast Russia

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Climate Russia

Click on a region of Russia to view the climate:

Central Russia (Moscow)

Central Russia has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Central Russia is 19° degrees and there is about 154 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 124 days a year with an average humidity of 82% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 20 24 32 49 66 71 77 74 61 46 34 26
Night temp. (°F) 11 14 21 34 48 52 58 55 47 36 29 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 11 10 11 14 16 15 17 13 12 12 10 12
Days with rain 3 3 8 15 15 16 18 14 14 12 9 6
Days with snow 23 21 19 6 - - - - - 5 12 22
Dry days 5 4 4 9 16 14 13 17 16 14 9 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 2 3 7 10 12 12 11 7 4 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 1 4 5 5 6 4 2 2 1 1

Weather data from: Moscow

Northwest Russia (Saint Petersburg)

Northwest Russia has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Northwest Russia is 17° degrees and there is about 154 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 132 days a year with an average humidity of 84% and an UV-index of 2.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 23 26 32 44 58 64 72 68 59 45 37 29
Night temp. (°F) 16 18 23 33 43 50 57 55 49 38 32 24
Water temp. (°F) 36 34 34 38 50 59 75 69 62 55 47 42
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 11 10 10 10 10 15 19 20 13 13 12 11
Days with rain 4 4 9 13 12 15 16 17 15 13 13 8
Days with snow 20 19 18 6 1 - - - - 4 9 20
Dry days 7 5 4 11 18 15 15 14 15 14 8 3
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 1 2 4 6 11 11 12 10 7 4 2 1
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 1 2 4 4 5 4 2 2 1 1

Weather data from: Saint Petersburg

South Russia (Rostov-on-Don)

South Russia has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for South Russia is 30° degrees and there is about 134 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 205 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 4.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 30 34 45 61 73 82 88 88 75 58 45 36
Night temp. (°F) 23 25 33 43 54 62 67 66 57 45 36 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 17 9 12 9 18 13 11 6 7 9 10 13
Days with rain 10 7 12 12 15 11 13 6 8 8 7 10
Days with snow 10 7 6 - - - - - - - 3 7
Dry days 11 14 13 18 16 19 18 25 22 23 20 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 6 10 11 12 12 12 10 6 5 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 3 4 5 6 7 6 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: Rostov-on-Don

East Russia (Vladivostok)

East Russia has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for East Russia is 18° degrees and there is about 162 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 209 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 18 23 35 47 55 63 70 74 67 55 38 22
Night temp. (°F) 9 13 25 37 46 54 63 65 57 46 30 14
Water temp. (°F) 37 34 35 41 51 64 68 72 71 64 52 41
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 2 4 6 10 18 14 27 31 16 19 11 6
Days with rain 3 4 8 9 15 15 15 15 11 9 5 4
Days with snow 6 8 9 2 - - - - - - 4 6
Dry days 22 16 14 19 16 15 16 16 19 22 21 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 7 8 9 9 8 8 9 9 6 6
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 4
UV-index 2 2 2 3 4 4 5 5 4 3 2 2

Weather data from: Vladivostok

Southeast Russia (Novosibirsk)

Southeast Russia has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Southeast Russia is 13° degrees and there is about 112 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 169 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 3.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 5 9 26 46 59 74 77 73 60 43 23 11
Night temp. (°F) -8 -4 13 33 42 54 56 54 43 33 15 0
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 6 5 7 9 11 9 12 9 8 10 16 10
Days with rain 1 1 5 12 14 13 14 12 12 11 2 1
Days with snow 17 15 15 7 1 - - - 1 9 17 20
Dry days 13 12 11 11 16 17 17 19 17 11 11 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 1 2 3 5 11 13 13 10 7 5 2 1
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 1 1 1 3 4 5 5 5 3 1 1 1

Weather data from: Novosibirsk

Southwest Russia (Yekaterinburg)

Southwest Russia has a continental climate. It is warm in the summer and cold in the winter. The average annual temperature for Southwest Russia is 14° degrees and there is about 102 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 167 days a year with an average humidity of 81% and an UV-index of 2.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 10 15 28 44 62 72 74 72 58 40 26 15
Night temp. (°F) -1 2 14 31 41 51 53 51 43 31 18 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 4 4 7 10 9 12 11 11 8 11 8 4
Days with rain - 1 4 12 13 14 13 13 13 11 3 1
Days with snow 16 13 19 10 1 - - - - 12 18 16
Dry days 15 14 8 8 17 16 18 18 17 8 9 14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 2 3 3 5 11 12 12 10 6 4 3 2
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 1 1 1 3 4 5 5 4 2 1 1 1

Weather data from: Yekaterinburg

Russia weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Russia?

Russia lies in a straight line about 5,373 miles from United States (New York → Moscow). By car the distance is 1,778 miles. The total travel time is 30 hours and 20 minutes.

How long is the flight to Russia?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Russia is approximately 12 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Russia?

These are the largest airports in Russia:

  • Zhukovsky International Airport in Moscow
  • Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow
  • Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow
  • Ostafyevo International Airport in Moscow
  • Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow
  • Tolmachevo Airport in Novosibirsk
  • Koltsovo Airport in Yekaterinburg
  • Kurumoch International Airport in Samara
  • Omsk Central Airport in Omsk
  • Kazan International Airport in Kazan

How many inhabitants does Russia have?

Russia has 146,877,088 inhabitants.

How big is Russia?

The surface area of Russia is 10,624,850 mi². It is 44x bigger than United States.

What is the capital of Russia?

The capital of Russia is Moscow.

What is the currency of Russia?

In Russia, the Russian ruble (RUB) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 17 August 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 76.34 Russian ruble
  • 1 Russian ruble = 0.013 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 7,633.63 Russian ruble
  • 100 Russian ruble = 1.31 US dollar

What is the area code of Russia?

The area code to call Russia is +7.