Climate in Moscow (Moscow region), Russia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Moscow, Russia.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Average wind speed

The mean monthly wind speed over the year (in meters per second)

Weather Forecasts for Moscow (Moscow region)

SAT Oct 16
11°C | 6°C

Patchy rain possible

SUN Oct 17
9°C | 5°C

Patchy rain possible

MON Oct 18
7°C | 3°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Moscow in Russia

Moscow's climate changes dramatically with the seasons. The city experiences continental weather, typified by surprisingly hot and short summers, and extremely cold, long winters. The winter snows begin in October and often last well into spring.

Summer, on the other hand, is the most popular time to visit Moscow. The days are very long and the weather is nice and warm. Thunderstorms and heavy rain is common during July and August.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of June, July and August you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • The months of July have a high chance of precipitation.
  • The coldest season / winter is in the months of January, February and December.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 24°C (75°F).
  • The coldest month is February with an average maximum temperature of -4°C (24°F).
  • July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • March is the driest month.
  • June is the most sunny month.
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