Best time to go to Russia for a perfect weather and where to go?

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

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 July and August
  • The best months to go to Moscow are May, June, July, August and September
  • 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 and July
  • Krasnodar is the city with the best climate, with good weather 7 months a year

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

Month
January -33°C to 7°C
35%
February -30°C to 9°C
33%
March -21°C to 10°C
40%
April -10°C to 13°C
42%
May -2°C to 22°C
40%
June 8°C to 28°C
39%
July 12°C to 30°C
38%
August 12°C to 29°C
36%
September 4°C to 24°C
35%
October -10°C to 19°C
36%
November -24°C to 14°C
38%
December -32°C to 10°C
39%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Russia by cities

Moscow

Best time to go to Moscow

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

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.

Izhevsk

Best time to go to Izhevsk

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

Kaliningrad

Best time to go to Kaliningrad

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

Khabarovsk

Best time to go to Khabarovsk

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


Other cities and places in Russia

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Tours and organised trips in Russia


Climate and Weather in Russia

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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, Izhevsk and Kaliningrad, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

-1°C
-8°C
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-8°C
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23°C
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27°C
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26°C
17°C
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13°C
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-4°C
43% 38% 41% 43% 43% 41% 46% 35% 33% 31% 38% 47%
-1°C
-6°C
-0°C
-5°C
2°C
-3°C
8°C
2°C
16°C
8°C
19°C
12°C
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47% 48% 43% 47% 33% 42% 42% 42% 37% 40% 49% 53%
1°C 0°C 1°C 2°C 6°C 12°C 17°C 19°C 14°C 10°C 5°C 3°C
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28°C
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-15°C
18% 17% 30% 37% 37% 31% 38% 33% 31% 27% 21% 27%
-3°C
-14°C
-1°C
-12°C
-0°C
-6°C
7°C
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19°C
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38% 36% 52% 51% 37% 43% 35% 35% 42% 45% 44% 48%
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3°C
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6°C
18°C
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49% 39% 36% 39% 43% 50% 54% 51% 44% 41% 47% 49%
4°C 3°C 3°C 5°C 11°C 15°C 20°C 20°C 18°C 13°C 10°C 6°C
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-4°C
-7°C
-15°C
-19°C
16% 21% 31% 38% 36% 51% 57% 52% 40% 27% 28% 28%
-14°C
-19°C
-12°C
-17°C
-3°C
-8°C
9°C
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-13°C
27% 27% 38% 43% 38% 33% 38% 35% 31% 43% 50% 49%
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-17°C
-11°C
-15°C
-3°C
-8°C
10°C
4°C
18°C
9°C
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26°C
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17°C
11°C
7°C
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-4°C
-5°C
-11°C
-13°C
22% 21% 34% 38% 34% 38% 39% 29% 25% 28% 41% 35%
-2°C
-12°C
-1°C
-11°C
1°C
-5°C
11°C
4°C
21°C
14°C
25°C
17°C
28°C
19°C
27°C
18°C
19°C
13°C
9°C
6°C
3°C
-1°C
-1°C
-7°C
36% 27% 35% 35% 33% 38% 34% 31% 30% 30% 33% 39%
8°C
6°C
8°C
5°C
10°C
7°C
15°C
11°C
20°C
16°C
26°C
21°C
29°C
24°C
30°C
26°C
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21°C
18°C
15°C
14°C
11°C
10°C
8°C
39% 30% 28% 17% 24% 21% 18% 10% 16% 23% 19% 34%
9°C
5°C
11°C
7°C
12°C
8°C
16°C
9°C
21°C
14°C
26°C
18°C
30°C
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30°C
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27°C
20°C
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17°C
16°C
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12°C
7°C
48% 35% 44% 31% 30% 27% 24% 14% 26% 24% 26% 39%
11°C 9°C 9°C 12°C 18°C 23°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 21°C 15°C 12°C
-2°C
-12°C
-1°C
-10°C
3°C
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7% 12% 19% 28% 40% 41% 43% 45% 32% 24% 21% 14%
1°C -0°C 1°C 4°C 8°C 13°C 17°C 20°C 19°C 14°C 8°C 4°C
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16°C
8°C
24°C
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23°C
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18°C
13°C
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-3°C
35% 33% 35% 26% 34% 26% 23% 14% 19% 21% 22% 33%
-31°C
-35°C
-27°C
-34°C
-12°C
-21°C
-0°C
-9°C
13°C
4°C
24°C
10°C
27°C
15°C
23°C
12°C
12°C
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-3°C
-7°C
-21°C
-25°C
-31°C
-33°C
8% 8% 18% 36% 38% 23% 25% 28% 30% 28% 17% 5%

Where to go in Russia?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Moscow-1°C-0°C2°C11°C20°C23°C27°C26°C18°C8°C3°C1°C
Saint Petersburg-1°C-0°C2°C8°C16°C19°C24°C22°C16°C8°C4°C2°C
Irkutsk-14°C-10°C-1°C9°C17°C25°C28°C25°C16°C7°C-4°C-11°C
Izhevsk-3°C-1°C-0°C7°C19°C24°C27°C25°C17°C6°C1°C-2°C
Kaliningrad2°C3°C6°C12°C18°C20°C24°C24°C19°C12°C8°C4°C
Khabarovsk-18°C-13°C-3°C10°C19°C25°C28°C26°C19°C9°C-4°C-15°C
Novosibirsk-14°C-12°C-3°C9°C16°C25°C26°C24°C17°C7°C-4°C-10°C
Omsk-14°C-11°C-3°C10°C18°C25°C26°C25°C17°C7°C-4°C-11°C
Samara-2°C-1°C1°C11°C21°C25°C28°C27°C19°C9°C3°C-1°C
Sébastopol8°C8°C10°C15°C20°C26°C29°C30°C25°C18°C14°C10°C
Sochi9°C11°C12°C16°C21°C26°C30°C30°C27°C21°C16°C12°C
Vladivostok-2°C-1°C3°C10°C15°C19°C24°C25°C21°C14°C5°C-0°C
Volgograd-0°C1°C5°C16°C24°C29°C32°C31°C23°C13°C6°C2°C
Yakutsk-31°C-27°C-12°C-0°C13°C24°C27°C23°C12°C-3°C-21°C-31°C
Abakan-14°C-9°C-0°C12°C18°C27°C28°C25°C18°C8°C-3°C-10°C
Achinsk-15°C-12°C-3°C7°C14°C25°C26°C23°C15°C5°C-6°C-11°C
Anadyr-18°C-17°C-13°C-5°C3°C15°C19°C16°C9°C-0°C-10°C-15°C
Anapa7°C7°C10°C15°C21°C27°C30°C30°C25°C18°C13°C9°C
Astrakhan-1°C1°C8°C18°C26°C32°C35°C34°C26°C16°C8°C3°C
Aykhal-28°C-26°C-15°C-5°C4°C17°C21°C16°C6°C-7°C-22°C-28°C

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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, Izhevsk, Kaliningrad, Khabarovsk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, and 92 other cities.

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

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