Due to its geographic position on the Baltic Sea, Saint Petersburg has a humid continental climate of the cool summer subtype. Influenced by the Baltic Sea cyclones, summers in the city are usually quite short, cool and humid, while winters are long and cold, with an average winter temperature of -27 degrees Celsius. St. Petersburg is covered with snow for more than 120 days in a year.
Although the city and its Neva River are extremely beautiful even under the white cover, the best time to travel without needing full winter gear would be from May to September.
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