Saint Petersburg Climate & Temperature
- Saint Petersburg, Russia is at 59°58'N, 30°18'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 (Köppen-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 mean annual 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.
- 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/m² (15.52 Gallons/ft²).
- 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.
- If you were to burrow down through the Earth from Saint Petersburg you would come out nearest to the climate station at Byrd, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.
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