Map of St Petersburg in Russia

St Petersburg Climate

St Petersburg is a city within Russia. This is in the 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.

  • Freezing months: 4 (0°C / 32.0°F and below)
  • Cold months: 3 (0°C / 32.0°F to 10°C / 50.0°F)
  • Cool months: 5 (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)

St Petersburg Climate Chart

Below are the climate charts for St Petersburg 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-7.9-6.9-2.054.3511.0515.7517.916.411.35.80.05-4.7
Max Temperature in °C-5.1-4.11.18.115.620.121.92014.58.22-2.3
Min Temperature in °C-10.7-9.7-5.20.66.511.413.912.88.13.4-1.9-7.1

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 °F17.819.628.339.851.960.464.261.552.342.432.123.5
Max Temperature in °F22.824.634.046.660.168.271.468.058.146.835.627.9
Min Temperature in °F12.714.522.633.143.752.557.055.046.638.128.619.2

Rainfall figures

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

Month:JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Total rainfall in MM383135333858808169675651
Total rainfall in Inches1.51.21.41.31.52.33.23.22.72.62.22.0
Total number of rainy days1099779101112121212
Chances of rain32.3%32.1%29.0%23.3%22.6%30.0%32.3%35.5%40.0%38.7%40.0%38.7%

St Petersburg Climate Graph

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

St Petersburg Climate Graph with temperatures in °C and rainfall in millimetres

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

St Petersburg Climate Graph with temperatures in °F and rainfall in inches