Russia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Russia

The best time to visit in Russia is from June until August, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Russia is 25°C in July and the lowest is -7°C in January. The weather and climate of Russia is suitable for a winter sports.

Russia has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Russia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Central Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -7 -4 0 10 19 22 25 23 16 8 1 -3
Precipitation (mm) 28 25 29 35 40 39 43 34 31 30 26 31
Climate data from city: Moscow

Average weather Northwest Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -5 -4 0 7 15 18 22 20 15 7 3 -2
Water temp. (°C) 2 1 1 4 10 15 24 21 17 13 8 5
Precipitation (mm) 27 25 26 26 26 37 49 51 33 33 30 28

Average weather South Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -1 1 7 16 23 28 31 31 24 15 7 2
Precipitation (mm) 44 22 30 22 45 34 29 14 17 24 26 34

Average weather East Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -8 -5 1 8 13 17 21 23 20 13 3 -6
Water temp. (°C) 3 1 2 5 11 18 20 22 21 18 11 5
Precipitation (mm) 4 9 16 25 45 36 68 78 40 49 27 14
Climate data from city: Vladivostok

Average weather Southeast Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -15 -13 -3 8 15 23 25 23 16 6 -5 -12
Precipitation (mm) 14 13 17 22 29 24 30 24 21 25 40 26

Average weather Southwest Russia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -12 -9 -2 7 17 22 24 22 15 5 -3 -10
Precipitation (mm) 11 11 19 26 24 31 28 27 21 29 21 11

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14 day weather forecast Russia

The weather for in Russia will be around 9° degrees in the next 14 days with a few days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
0.7 mm 40% 5 m/s 2
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
0.3 mm 25% 4 m/s 1
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
1.5 mm 60% 4 m/s 1
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.1 mm 20% 4 m/s 2
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 1
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0.4 mm 30% 5 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
11°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 0
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
0.9 mm 50% 5 m/s 0

Climate Russia

Click on a region of Russia to view the climate:

Climate table of Central Russia (Moscow)

Central Russia has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Central Russia is 9° degrees and there is about 392 mm 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. (°C) -7 -4 0 10 19 22 25 23 16 8 1 -3
Night temp. (°C) -12 -10 -6 1 9 11 14 13 8 2 -2 -7
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 28 25 29 35 40 39 43 34 31 30 26 31
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
Climate data from city: Moscow

Climate table of Northwest Russia (Saint Petersburg)

Northwest Russia has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Northwest Russia is 8° degrees and there is about 391 mm 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. (°C) -5 -4 0 7 15 18 22 20 15 7 3 -2
Night temp. (°C) -9 -8 -5 1 6 10 14 13 9 4 0 -5
Water temp. (°C) 2 1 1 4 10 15 24 21 17 13 8 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 27 25 26 26 26 37 49 51 33 33 30 28
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
Climate data from city: Saint Petersburg

Climate table of South Russia (Rostov-on-Don)

South Russia has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for South Russia is 15° degrees and there is about 341 mm 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. (°C) -1 1 7 16 23 28 31 31 24 15 7 2
Night temp. (°C) -5 -4 1 6 12 17 20 19 14 7 2 -2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 44 22 30 22 45 34 29 14 17 24 26 34
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
Climate data from city: Rostov-on-Don

Climate table of East Russia (Vladivostok)

East Russia has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for East Russia is 8° degrees and there is about 412 mm 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. (°C) -8 -5 1 8 13 17 21 23 20 13 3 -6
Night temp. (°C) -13 -11 -4 3 8 12 17 19 14 8 -1 -10
Water temp. (°C) 3 1 2 5 11 18 20 22 21 18 11 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 4 9 16 25 45 36 68 78 40 49 27 14
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
Climate data from city: Vladivostok

Climate table of Southeast Russia (Novosibirsk)

Southeast Russia has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Southeast Russia is 6° degrees and there is about 284 mm 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. (°C) -15 -13 -3 8 15 23 25 23 16 6 -5 -12
Night temp. (°C) -22 -20 -11 1 6 12 14 12 6 0 -10 -18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 14 13 17 22 29 24 30 24 21 25 40 26
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
Climate data from city: Novosibirsk

Climate table of Southwest Russia (Yekaterinburg)

Southwest Russia has the continental climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for Southwest Russia is 6° degrees and there is about 260 mm 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. (°C) -12 -9 -2 7 17 22 24 22 15 5 -3 -10
Night temp. (°C) -18 -17 -10 -1 5 11 12 11 6 -1 -8 -15
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 11 11 19 26 24 31 28 27 21 29 21 11
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
Climate data from city: Yekaterinburg

Russia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Russia? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Russia?

Russia lies in a straight line about 4,205 km from India (New Delhi → Moscow).

How long is the flight to Russia?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Russia is approximately 6 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Russia?

These are the largest airports in Russia:

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

How many inhabitants are there in Russia?

Russia has approximately 146,877,088 inhabitants.

How big is Russia?

The area of Russia is around 17,098,246 km². It is 5x bigger than India.

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 to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 October 2021

  • 1 Russian ruble = 1.03 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 0.97 Russian ruble
  • 10 Russian ruble = 10.30 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 9.71 Russian ruble
  • 100 Russian ruble = 102.96 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 97.13 Russian ruble

What is the area code of Russia?

The area code to call Russia is +7.