Climate in Saint Petersburg, Russia

See the monthly weather averages in graphs below.

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit

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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours

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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity

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What is the best time of year to go to Saint Petersburg in Russia

Saint Petersburg's has a humid continental climate with cool summers and a relatively mild winter for Russian standards. This is caused because of its location close to the Gulf of Finland.

There are over 160 cloudy days per year and the average annual rainfall exceeds 600 mm (23.6 inch). The average annual relative humidity is 78 percent.

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 June, July and August 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 23°C (73°F).
  • The coldest month is February with an average maximum temperature of -3°C (16°F).
  • August is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • April is the driest month.
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