Best Time to Visit Southern Russia

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Southern Russia. We created climate tables and charts for the locations of Volgograd, Astrakhan und Anapa. 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 Southern Russia for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -11 °C to 31 °C
Waves Symbol 0 °C to 25 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.392.68 in (3 – 14 Days of Rain)
Average Annual Temperature is between 8.4 °C (Volgograd) and 12.4 °C (Anapa)
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Best Time to Visit Southern Russia: Overview

JanuaryJan
MaximumMax. 6 °C
Water max. 6.8 °C
FebruaryFeb
MaximumMax. 6 °C
Water max. 6.1 °C
MarchMar
MaximumMax. 9 °C
Water max. 7.4 °C
AprilApr
TemperaturesTemp. up to 16 °C
Water max. Popular 6 °C
MayMay
TemperaturesTemp. up to 24 °C
Water max. 15.1 °C
JuneJun
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JulyJul
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AugustAug
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SeptemberSep
TemperaturesTemp. up to 23 °C
OctoberOct
TemperaturesTemp. up to 18 °C
Water max. 16.6 °C
NovemberNov
MaximumMax. 12 °C
Water max. Popular 9 °C
DecemberDec
MaximumMax. 8 °C
Water max. 8.7 °C

Best Time to Visit the Regions

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

LocationBest Time to Travel
VolgogradJune, July, and August
AstrakhanJune, July, and August
AnapaJune, July, and August

Climate Charts Southern 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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Volgograd

Climate Chart Volgograd
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Astrakhan

Climate Chart Astrakhan
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Anapa

Climate Chart Anapa
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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 Southern Russia

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

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-5°-4°15°23°27°29°28°22°12°-2°
Night Temperature-11°-11°-5°12°16°18°17°12°-1°-7°
Precipitation (inch)1.461.141.020.981.461.461.421.461.020.941.691.81
Rainy days8665665445810
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Volgograd is 8.4 °C.

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

Warmest month: July (23.9 °C)
Coldest month: January (-7.6 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 15.87 inch on 73 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, October, November, and December

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Astrakhan (Southern Russia)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature-3°-2°16°24°28°31°30°23°15°-0°
Night Temperature-10°-9°-4°12°18°20°18°12°-1°-6°
Water Temperature14°21°25°24°19°12°
Precipitation (inch)0.590.390.630.980.870.830.590.710.940.670.670.63
Rainy days434333333344
Hours of Sunshine3458101110108632
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Astrakhan is 10 °C.

Warmest month: July (25.2 °C)
Coldest month: January (-5.5 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Astrakhan is 25 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

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

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
June, July, and August

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 8.5 inch on 40 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, November, and December

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, June is the sunniest month with an average of 10.5 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Anapa (Southern Russia)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature15°20°24°28°28°23°18°12°
Night Temperature-0°12°17°20°19°15°10°
Water Temperature11°15°20°23°24°21°17°12°
Precipitation (inch)2.171.931.931.571.421.691.31.571.811.652.322.68
Rainy days13121313119769101314
Hours of Sunshine235691011108632
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Anapa is 12.4 °C.

Warmest month: July (23.6 °C)
Coldest month: February (2.6 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Anapa is 24 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

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

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
July, August, and September

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 22.05 inch on 130 rainy days

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

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

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, July is the sunniest month with an average of 11 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Volgograd
mist     mist, -8 °C
Clouds: 90 %       Wind: 16 mph O
Air Pressure: 1035 hPa       Humidity: 92 %
Last updated: 19th Dec 2018, 01:00 pm
The next days …
20th Dec 201821st Dec 201822nd Dec 201823rd Dec 201824th Dec 201825th Dec 2018
light snow-8 °C to -7 °Clight snow-8 °C to -6 °Csnow-8 °C to -2 °Clight snow1 °C to 3 °Csky is clear-5 °C to 1 °Clight snow-10 °C to -6 °C
-8 °C to -7 °C-8 °C to -6 °C-8 °C to -2 °C1 °C to 3 °C-5 °C to 1 °C-10 °C to -6 °C
Clouds: 88 %Clouds: 76 %Clouds: 92 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 86 %
0.03 in of snow0.03 in of snow0.21 in of snow0.17 in of rain0.02 in of rain0 in of snow
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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