Best Time To Visit Saint Petersburg, Russia

Best Time To Go To Saint Petersburg

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.

Climate in Saint Petersburg

Know weather for your travel dates:

20-May-2018
Today 20 May

68

49

Mostly cloudy overnight.

Wind:2.6 m/s

Humidity:53%

Precipitation:0%

  • Mon 21 May
    74 | 51

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Tue 22 May
    76 | 58

    Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon.

  • Wed 23 May
    66 | 53

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 24 May
    63 | 45

    Partly cloudy in the morning.

  • Fri 25 May
    61 | 43

    Partly cloudy overnight.

  • Sat 26 May
    68 | 48

    Partly cloudy until evening.

Month wise Weather in Saint Petersburg

Average Temperature in Saint Petersburg by month

  • 80℉
  • 60℉
  • 40℉
  • 20℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 24℉

Minimum temperature: -9℉

Maximum temperature: 36℉

Feb

Average temperature: 25℉

Minimum temperature: -6℉

Maximum temperature: 39℉

Mar

Average temperature: 33℉

Minimum temperature: 18℉

Maximum temperature: 43℉

Apr

Average temperature: 36℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 57℉

May

Average temperature: 47℉

Minimum temperature: 28℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Jun

Average temperature: 54℉

Minimum temperature: 36℉

Maximum temperature: 73℉

Jul

Average temperature: 59℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 75℉

Aug

Average temperature: 61℉

Minimum temperature: 43℉

Maximum temperature: 79℉

Sep

Average temperature: 52℉

Minimum temperature: 39℉

Maximum temperature: 72℉

Oct

Average temperature: 40℉

Minimum temperature: 27℉

Maximum temperature: 54℉

Nov

Average temperature: 34℉

Minimum temperature: 19℉

Maximum temperature: 45℉

Dec

Average temperature: 29℉

Minimum temperature: 10℉

Maximum temperature: 41℉

Highest temperature in Saint Petersburg is recorded as 78.8℉ in August.

Lowest temperature in Saint Petersburg is recorded as -9.4℉ in January.

Average Rain in Saint Petersburg by Month (in mm)

  • 40
  • 30
  • 20
  • 10 0
Jan

Average Rain: 1.5 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 9.27 mm

Feb

Average Rain: 7.02 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 51.08 mm

Mar

Average Rain: 2.35 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 24.75 mm

Apr

Average Rain: 20.85 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 134.72 mm

May

Average Rain: 0.4 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 6.22 mm

Jun

Average Rain: 3.56 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 32.49 mm

Jul

Average Rain: 2.65 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 49.56 mm

Aug

Average Rain: 1.9 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 26.33 mm

Sep

Average Rain: 4.96 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 41.82 mm

Oct

Average Rain: 2.19 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 15.48 mm

Nov

Average Rain: 1.9 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 32.49 mm

Dec

Average Rain: 4.4 mm

Minimum Rain: 0 mm

Maximum Rain: 37.19 mm

Maximum rain recorded in Saint Petersburg is 134.72 mm in April.

Months with no rains or lowest rains in Saint Petersburg is May.

Average Humidity in Saint Petersburg by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 98%

Feb

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 72%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Mar

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 53%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Apr

Average Humidity: 77%

Minimum Humidity: 55%

Maximum Humidity: 93%

May

Average Humidity: 60%

Minimum Humidity: 45%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jun

Average Humidity: 72%

Minimum Humidity: 54%

Maximum Humidity: 88%

Jul

Average Humidity: 76%

Minimum Humidity: 64%

Maximum Humidity: 86%

Aug

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 68%

Maximum Humidity: 91%

Sep

Average Humidity: 86%

Minimum Humidity: 73%

Maximum Humidity: 94%

Oct

Average Humidity: 87%

Minimum Humidity: 71%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Nov

Average Humidity: 91%

Minimum Humidity: 76%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Dec

Average Humidity: 90%

Minimum Humidity: 79%

Maximum Humidity: 96%

Most humid month in Saint Petersburg is November.

Least humid month in Saint Petersburg is May.

Best time to visit Saint Petersburg Attractions in May