Russia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the perfect time to go to Russia from seasonal averages in many locations like Saint Petersburg or Vladivostok, right here.

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When is the best time to go to Russia?

When is the best time to go to Russia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Russia, the weather is at least tolerable in June, July and August
  • The best months to go to Moscow are May, June, July and August
  • On average, the warmest months in Moscow are July and August, and the coldest months are January and February
  • The rainiest months in this city are May, June, July, August, September, October and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Irkutsk, Sébastopol and Sochi, with good weather at least 6 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Saint Petersburg are July and August

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Russia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
very bad Russia in january
very bad Russia in february
very bad to bad* Russia in march
very bad to tolerable* Russia in april
very bad to good* Russia in may
tolerable to perfect* Russia in june
tolerable to perfect* Russia in july
tolerable to perfect* Russia in august
very bad to perfect* Russia in september
very bad to good* Russia in october
very bad to tolerable* Russia in november
very bad to bad* Russia in december

When to go to Russia by city

Moscow

Best time to go to Moscow

The best months to go to Moscow are may, june, july and august.

Saint Petersburg

Best time to go to Saint Petersburg

The best months to go to Saint Petersburg are june, july and august.

Irkutsk

Best time to go to Irkutsk

The best months to go to Irkutsk are june, july and august.

Irkutsk

Best time to go to Irkutsk

The best months to go to Irkutsk are june, july and august.

Izhevsk

Best time to go to Izhevsk

The best months to go to Izhevsk are may, june, july and august.


Climate and Weather in Russia

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Russia : Saint-Basile


Temperatures and rainfall in Russia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Russia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Irkutsk, Irkutsk and Izhevsk, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Russia

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cities in Russia (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About Russia

What can I do in Russia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for Russia reliable?

Climate data for Russia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Russia allows us to determine the average for each month in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Irkutsk, Irkutsk, Izhevsk, Kaliningrad, Khabarovsk, Mourmansk, and 7 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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