Best time to visit St Petersburg

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When is the best time to visit St Petersburg?

The best time to visit St Petersburg is July based on the following average weather conditions.

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Max Day Temperature (°C)

  • -5°C maximum daytime temperature in January in St Petersburg-5
  • -4°C maximum daytime temperature in February in St Petersburg-4
  • 1°C maximum daytime temperature in March in St Petersburg1
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in April in St Petersburg8
  • 16°C maximum daytime temperature in May in St Petersburg16
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in June in St Petersburg20
  • 22°C maximum daytime temperature in July in St Petersburg22
  • 20°C maximum daytime temperature in August in St Petersburg20
  • 15°C maximum daytime temperature in September in St Petersburg15
  • 8°C maximum daytime temperature in October in St Petersburg8
  • 2°C maximum daytime temperature in November in St Petersburg2
  • -3°C maximum daytime temperature in December in St Petersburg-3

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The weather guide for Russia (Europe) (St Petersburg) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Which is the hottest month in St Petersburg?

The hottest time of year in St Petersburg is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 22°C.

Which month has the most rain in St Petersburg?

In terms of rainfall, August is usually the wettest month in St Petersburg with 83mm on average. There are normally 15 days in August with some rain.

When is it sunniest in St Petersburg?

The sunniest time of year in St Petersburg is normally June with bright sunshine on average for 50% of daylight hours; that's 9 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in St Petersburg?

The sea is usually at its warmest in St Petersburg in September when the water temperature reaches 13°C.

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