Map of St Petersburg in Russia
St Petersburg Climate
St Petersburg, Russia isn't a capital city but is inside the magnificent continent of Europe.
Best time to visit St Petersburg
The best time to visit St Petersburg is during months May, June, July, August and September 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 St Petersburg during April, October and November but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F).
St Petersburg 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 and December. But don't forget to pack your thermals!
The warmest time of year in St Petersburg is in July when it is 17.9°C / 64.2°F on average, but could get up to 21.9°C / 71.4°F maximum. On the other hand, the coldest time of year in St Petersburg is in January when it is -7.9°C / 17.8°F on average, but could get down to -10.7°C / 17.8°F minimum.
St Petersburg Climate Chart
Below are the climate charts for St Petersburg which resides in Russia.
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.
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.
This table is for the amount of rainfall (both in millimetres and inches) and number of rainy days in St Petersburg throughout the year.
St Petersburg Climate Graph
Below is the climate graph for St Petersburg. It shows both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Celsius and also the average total rainfall in millimetres.
Below is the climate graph for St Petersburg with both the average temperatures throughout the year in degrees Fahrenheit and also the average total rainfall in inches.
Climate in May in St Petersburg
In May the average temperature in St Petersburg is likely to be around 15.75°C / 60.4°F, but could peak at 20.1°C / 68.2°F or dip down to 11.4°C / 52.5°F occasionally. The average amount of rain expected next month is approximately 58 millimetres (2.3 inches) across an average of 9 days. This gives the probability of rain on any 1 day during May of around 29.0%.
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