Map of Petrozavodsk in Russia

Petrozavodsk Climate

Petrozavodsk is a city within Russia (but not the capital city).

Best time to visit Petrozavodsk

The best time to visit Petrozavodsk is during months June, July and August when the average temperatures are perhaps a little cooler than preferred but still a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F. If you don't mind bringing a coat, you might also enjoy visiting Petrozavodsk during April, May, September and October but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F).

Petrozavodsk can become a little chilly in other months of the year with temperatures sub zero °C / 32.0°F. If you don't mind the cold, then visit during January, February, March, November and December. But don't forget to pack your thermals!


The warmest time of year in Petrozavodsk is in July when it is 16.1°C / 61.0°F on average, but could get up to 20.6°C / 69.1°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in Petrozavodsk is in January when it is -11.65°C / 11.0°F on average, but could get down to -15°C / 11.0°F minimum.

  • Freezing months: 5 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 4 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 3 (10°C / 50.0°F to 20°C / 68.0°F)
  • Warm months: 0 (20°C / 68.0°F to 30°C / 86.0°F)
  • Hot months: 0 (30°C / 86.0°F to 40°C / 104.0°F)
  • Boiling months: 0 (40°C / 104.0°F and above)

Petrozavodsk Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for Petrozavodsk which resides in Russia.

Temperature tables

The first table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Celsius. The cells that are BLUE show the coldest months and the cells that are PINK show the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °C-11.65-9.95-4.451.558.4513.616.114.259.053.35-2.65-7.8
Max Temperature in °C-8.3-6.8-15.313.318.420.618.212.55.9-0.4-4.8
Min Temperature in °C-15-13.1-7.9-2.23.68.811.610.35.60.8-4.9-10.8

This second table is for the average temperatures across the year in degrees Fahrenheit. Cells in BLUE are the coldest months and cells in PINK are the hottest months.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature in °F11.014.124.034.847.256.561.057.748.338.027.218.0
Max Temperature in °F17.119.830.241.555.965.169.164.854.542.631.323.4
Min Temperature in °F5.08.417.828.038.547.852.950.542.133.423.212.6

Rainfall figures

This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in Petrozavodsk throughout the year.

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM302331354159708570564540
Total rainfall in Inches1.20.91.21.41.62.32.83.32.82.21.81.6
Total number of rainy days9799710101212121211
Chances of rain29.0%24.1%29.0%30.0%22.6%33.3%32.3%38.7%40.0%38.7%40.0%35.5%

Petrozavodsk Climate Graph

Below is the climate graph for Petrozavodsk. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.

Petrozavodsk Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

Below is the climate graph for Petrozavodsk with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.

Petrozavodsk Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches