Moscow weather in February (Moscow region, Russia)

Looking to travel to Moscow in February? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.

In February, Moscow generally has very low temperatures and moderate snowfall. February falls within the winter season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around -3°C. But by evening, they drop to around -10°C. The month is chilly, so ensure you're equipped and dress warmly. Preparation becomes key in these temperatures.

Moscow in February usually receives moderate snowfall, averaging around 44 mm for the month. Typically around 15 days of snowfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 71 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, February may not be the ideal month to visit Moscow. May, June, July and August typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Moscow climate page with graphs.

 

Moscow, monthly averages in February

Min TemperatureMin Temperature -10°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature -3°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 50%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 44 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 82%  
WindspeedWindspeed 14 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 71 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 27%  

Where to go in Russia in February

Find out more about the weather in Russia in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Moscow in February?

Visitors traveling to Moscow should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat. There will be periods of snow.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in February.

Swimming
1/10
Cycling
1/10
Walking
1/10
Camping
2/10
Outdoor sports
1/10

Interested in more climate information?

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