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Weather in St Petersburg

With short summers and long, cold winters, visitors to St Petersburg should wrap up warm. Fortunately, the city has a plethora of museums to keep you occupied if the weather outside gets too cold.

Spring (March to May) begins cold, with an average temperature of 1°C (34°F), but becomes warmer as the season progresses, reaching an average of around 16°C (61°F) in May.

Summer (June to August) is the best time to visit as the days are warm and pleasant, reaching a high of around 22°C (72°F). Thanks to the city’s northerly latitude, mid-June to early-July sees 24 hours of sunshine a day during the White Nights phenomenon.

Autumn (September to November) starts off fairly mild (14°C (57°F)) but then becomes cold quite rapidly (2°C (36°F)).

Winter (December to February) attracts only the brave hearted as temperatures fall well below freezing, reaching an average low of -9°C (16°F). However, the city’s International Winter Festival always draws a big crowd.

Weather (day) Temp (max day) Rain (mm) Wind (mph) Humidity Pressure Visibility
Wednesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
21
°C
0
8
ene
0-20%
1010 mb
good
Thursday
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
13
°C
0
13
ne
80-100%
1010 mb
good
Friday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
17
°C
0
9
ese
40-60%
1012 mb
good
Saturday
PartlyCloudyDay
Partly cloudy skies
18
°C
0.1
5
w
40-60%
1003 mb
good
Sunday
Overcast
Overcast skies
15
°C
0.2
9
w
80-100%
1000 mb
good
Monday
Cloudy
Cloudy skies
13
°C
0.2
12
w
80-100%
999 mb
good
Tuesday
Sunny
Sunny skies
18
°C
0
7
w
20-40%
1011 mb
good
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Last updated: 2019-05-22 17:20:49
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The maximum temperature is the highest temperature forecast between dawn and dusk, and the minimum temperature is the lowest temperature expected from dusk on the day in question to dawn the next day. The temperature is in °C, or Celsius.
Wind speed and direction are the conditions expected at midday. Wind direction is based on a 16 point compass. W, SW, SSW, etc. The wind direction states where the wind originates. Wind speed is listed in MPH or miles per hour.
Humidity levels indicates how much water vapour the air contains compared to the maximum it could contain at that temperature. As a general guide:
  • 0 to 30 is very low
  • 31 to 50 is low
  • 51 to 70 is moderate to low
  • 71 to 80 is moderate
  • 81 to 90 is moderate to high
  • 91 to 100 is high
Pressure is measured in millibars (mb)
Visibility based on whether the human eye can see the following distances:
  • Very poor - less than 1km
  • Poor - between 1km and 4km
  • Moderate - between 4km and 10km
  • Good - between 10km and 20km
  • Very good - between 20km and 40km
  • Excellent - more than 40km
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