Best Time to Visit Northwest Russia

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Northwest Russia. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Kaliningrad, St. Petersburg und Arkhangelsk. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Northwest Russia for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -16 °C to 22 °C
Waves Symbol 0 °C to 19 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 1.063.58 in (7 – 14 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 1.4 °C (Arkhangelsk) and 7.4 °C (Kaliningrad)
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Best Time to Visit Northwest Russia: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax.1 °C
Water max. 3 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 1 °C
Water max. 3 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 5 °C
Water max. 2 °C
AprilApr
MaximumMax. 11 °C
Water max. 5 °C
MayMay
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JulyJul
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SeptemberSep
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OctoberOct
MaximumMax. 12 °C
Water max. 13 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 6 °C
Water max. 9 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 2 °C
Water max. 6 °C

Best Time to Visit the Regions

Find the best time to visit the regions (Northwest Russia) in the following overview.

LocationBest Time to Travel
KaliningradMay, June, July, August, and September
St. PetersburgJune, July, and August
ArkhangelskJune, July, and August

Climate Charts Northwest Russia

In the following, you will find climate charts for the regions.

Furthermore, there are some charts you can use for quick comparison of climate between the regions.

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Kaliningrad

Climate Chart Kaliningrad
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St. Petersburg

Climate Chart St. Petersburg
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Arkhangelsk

Climate Chart Arkhangelsk
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Day Temperatures

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Night Temperatures

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Average Temperatures

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Water Temperatures

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Precipitation

Hours of Sunshine per Day

Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Tables Northwest Russia

In the following, you will find some climate tables for Northwest Russia, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.
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Temperatures, Precipitation in Kaliningrad (Northwest Russia)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-1°11°17°21°22°22°17°12°
Night Temperature-6°-5°-2°11°13°12°-3°
Water Temperature10°15°19°19°17°13°
Precipitation (inch)2.241.571.691.462.092.83.153.543.53.113.582.87
Rainy days13910889111012111414
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Kaliningrad is 7.4 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (17.3 °C)
Coldest month: January (-3.3 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Kaliningrad is 19 °C. Comfortable bathing is possible at water temperatures of about 21 °C.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
July, August, and September

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 31.61 inch on 129 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, November, and December

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in St. Petersburg (Northwest Russia)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-5°-4°16°20°21°20°15°-2°
Night Temperature-11°-10°-5°11°14°13°-2°-6°
Water Temperature12°17°16°12°
Precipitation (inch)1.51.221.381.31.52.243.113.152.722.62.171.97
Rainy days1099779101112121213
Hours of Sunshine124689974210
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in St. Petersburg is 5 °C.

Warmest month: July (17.7 °C)
Coldest month: January (-7.8 °C)

The maximum water temperature in St. Petersburg is 17 °C. Comfortable bathing is possible at water temperatures of about 21 °C.

Months with water temperature of at least 17 °C (Limited bathing is possible):
July

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 24.84 inch on 121 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: January, February, March, April, October, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Arkhangelsk (Northwest Russia)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-9°-9°-4°10°17°21°18°12°-2°-7°
Night Temperature-16°-16°-13°-5°11°10°-1°-7°-13°
Water Temperature
Precipitation (inch)1.341.11.061.261.612.172.442.562.42.322.131.69
Rainy days1098781091113131312
Hours of Sunshine02469101074210
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Arkhangelsk is 1.4 °C.

Warmest month: July (16.3 °C)
Coldest month: January (-11.7 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Arkhangelsk is 9 °C. You cannot take a bath with these temperatures.

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 22.09 inch on 123 rainy days

There is no rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation).

Months that have possible snowfall: all except June, July, August, and September

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 4.5 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Kaliningrad
broken clouds     broken clouds, 12 °C
Clouds: 75 %       Wind: 9 mph W
Air Pressure: 1017 hPa       Humidity: 81 %
Last updated: 14th Oct 2019, 10:22 pm
The next days …
15th Oct 201916th Oct 201917th Oct 201918th Oct 201919th Oct 201920th Oct 2019
broken clouds12 °C to 16 °Clight rain13 °C to 15 °Clight rain13 °C to 13 °Cfew clouds13 °C to 14 °Clight rain13 °C to 14 °Covercast clouds13 °C to 16 °C
12 °C to 16 °C13 °C to 15 °C13 °C to 13 °C13 °C to 14 °C13 °C to 14 °C13 °C to 16 °C
Clouds: 67 %Clouds: 38 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 22 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %
No Precipitation0.02 in of rain0.09 in of rainNo Precipitation0.08 in of rainNo Precipitation
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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