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Weather in St petersburg

Wed, Apr 24 2019

23.35ºC | 21.16ºC

Clear in morning , afternoon and night and clouds in evening

68.0% Humidity

Thu, Apr 25 2019

23.35ºC | 21.95ºC

Clouds from morning to night

75.13% Humidity

Fri, Apr 26 2019

23.7ºC | 23.05ºC

Clouds in morning and rain from afternoon to night

85.0% Humidity

Sat, Apr 27 2019

25.05ºC | 21.8ºC

Clear from morning to night

79.0% Humidity

Sun, Apr 28 2019

25.42ºC | 21.96ºC

Clear in morning , evening and night and clouds in afternoon

76.38% Humidity

Mon, Apr 29 2019

23.85ºC | 23.85ºC

Clear from morning to night

75.0% Humidity

Best Time To Visit St petersburg

Plan your trip during best season to experience the best of this stunning destination

Russia is well-known for its winters. In fact, the Russian winter is one of the main reasons why they won multiples wars in their homeland. Thus, the best time to visit St Petersburg is the summer. July and August have the hottest months in St Pete’s and also the longest hours of sunshine. The city stays lit for almost 24 hours before and after the equinox date – the famous St Pete’s phenomena called White Nights.

Springtime in St Petersburg in April-May (Temperature)

Being further up north than Moscow, winter does not leave St Petersburg till at least mid-April. The sun starts to shine from late April and finally gets up and about in May. It makes a lot of difference only in one month, as April sees an average temperature of 1°-8°C, while the temperature in St Petersburg in Russia during May it is 7°C-16°C.

Summer in St Petersburg in June-August (Temperature)

June to August is the peak tourist season and for the right reasons. Being near the Arctic Circle, the sun in St Petersburg does not really set from mid-June to the beginning of July. The star disappears from the sky, but a white light remains till midnight at least before the sun rises again at 4am. This is a very famous event in St Petersburg and is celebrated as the White Nights. It gives you much longer hours to complete your sightseeing. Shops remain open till late at night as well. Weather in St Petersburg in June, with a heat of around 11°-20°C is the most pleasant for a visit. St Petersburg weather in July-August are hottest in the Russian standards, but you won’t feel a thing if you are a resident of a tropical country. These two are also the wettest months, getting around 80-85mm of rainfall on an average.

Fall colors in St Petersburg in September-February (Temperature)

From September, the temperature starts to drop again. St Petersburg weather in October is the last you can visit without getting potential frostbite. From late-October till almost middle of April, the temperature in St Petersburg stays well below the freezing point. January is the coldest month, with an average minimum of -11°C.

The White Nights Festivals in Winter

You may or may not have your White Knight in a Shining Armour, but St Petersburg will not disappoint you with its White Night Festivals. The last ten days of June fill the city with global opera singers, ballet dancers, and musicians. There are fireworks over the Neva River, and carnivals keep the folks and tourists busy in the festivities.


Climate in St petersburg

Summer Season in St petersburg

Summers are short and white in St Petersburg. It lasts only for 2-3 months properly, and then again, the temperature hardly crosses 25°C. Summer is the perfect time to visit St Pete’s. The only problem is availability. Being such a small window of time and also because of the White Nights Festivals, hotels and flights are booked from at least a year in advance – so you will need to plan your vacation accordingly.


Monsoon Season in St petersburg

It rains from June to December in a consistent but scattered manner. July and August are the months with the highest precipitation.


Winter Season in St petersburg

Winters in St Petersburg can be a test on your bones as well as your resilience. Unless you are used to the severe cold, this might not be the right time for a visit. However, the Winter Festivals make sure that if you do visit, you will have quite a great time.


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    St Petersburg winters are cold and freezing throughout. January is the coldest month with an average minimum temperature of -11°C.

    There are frequent flights of 1.5 hours duration between the cities. However, the train is often the more preferred mode. Sapsan train is a comfortable and convenient one, while Grand Express or Red Arrow is there if you want luxury trains.

    From mid-June to July, St Petersburg experiences nights with a strange white light lingering long after the sun sets, which gave birth to the moniker White Nights. The last ten days of June is celebrated as the White Nights Festival, with lots of dance, music, theatre, and opera.

    St Petersburg used to be the royal capital during the Tsar regime. Later during World War II, the city was under a 900-day blockade, famously known as the Siege of Leningrad.

    The summer months are the ideal ones to visit St Petersburg. From May to August, the temperature stays comfortable and warm enough.

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