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Saint Petersburg Climate & Temperature

  • Saint Petersburg, Russia is at 5958'N, 3018'E, 6 m (20 ft). See map.
  • Saint Petersburg has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Saint Petersburg is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5 degrees Celsius (40.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 25.5 °C (45.9°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Saint Petersburg Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -4°C (24.8°F) on average falling to -9.7°C (14.6°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 7.3°C (45.2°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -1.3°C (29.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 20.3°C (68.6°F) and average low temperatures are 12.7°C (54.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 7.7°C (45.8°F) during the day and lows of 3°C (37.4°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 632.7 mm (24.9 inches) which is equivalent to 632.7 Litres/m (15.52 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1563 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Saint Petersburg you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Byrd, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Saint Petersburg Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (23) -5 (23) 1 (34) 7 (45) 14 (57) 19 (66) 22 (72) 20 (68) 14 (57) 7 (45) 2 (36) -2 (28) 8 (46)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (18) -7 (20) -2 (28) 4 (39) 11 (51) 16 (60) 18 (64) 16 (61) 11 (52) 6 (42) 0 (32) -5 (24) 5 (41)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (12) -11 (12) -8 (18) -1 (30) 5 (41) 11 (52) 14 (57) 13 (55) 8 (46) 3 (37) -2 (28) -7 (19) 1 (34)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 38 (1) 30 (1) 35 (1) 33 (1) 38 (1) 58 (2) 78 (3) 81 (3) 70 (3) 67 (3) 56 (2) 51 (2) 633 (25)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 17 (55) 15 (53) 13 (42) 11 (37) 12 (39) 12 (40) 13 (42) 15 (48) 14 (47) 15 (48) 17 (57) 18 (58) 172 (47)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 32' 1h 20' 3h 34' 5h 32' 8h 09' 8h 46' 8h 56' 6h 50' 4h 20' 2h 07' 0h 42' 0h 17' 4h 16'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 49' 9h 05' 11h 46' 14h 35' 17h 10' 18h 40' 17h 58' 15h 38' 12h 51' 10h 02' 7h 28' 6h 01' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 8 (92) 15 (85) 31 (69) 39 (61) 49 (51) 48 (52) 51 (49) 45 (55) 35 (65) 22 (78) 10 (90) 5 (95) 36 (64)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 10.2 19.5 30.3 42 50.2 53.5 50.5 42.1 30.7 19.3 10.1 6.7 30.4

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