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Petrozavodsk Climate & Temperature

  • Petrozavodsk, Russia is at 6149'N, 3415'E, 111 m (364 ft). See map.
  • Petrozavodsk has a subarctic climate that has severe winters, no dry season, with cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Petrozavodsk is situated in or near the boreal wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.5 degrees Celsius (36.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 27.5 °C (49.5°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Petrozavodsk Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 585.2 mm (23 inches) which is equivalent to 585.2 Litres/m (14.35 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1719 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Petrozavodsk you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Byrd, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Petrozavodsk Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (11) -10 (14) -4 (24) 1 (35) 8 (47) 14 (56) 16 (61) 14 (57) 9 (48) 3 (38) -3 (28) -8 (18) 2 (36)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 30 (1) 23 (1) 32 (1) 35 (1) 41 (2) 60 (2) 71 (3) 83 (3) 70 (3) 54 (2) 45 (2) 41 (2) 585 (23)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 36' 1h 50' 5h 13' 6h 40' 8h 01' 10h 00' 9h 29' 7h 03' 4h 16' 1h 52' 0h 52' 0h 23' 4h 42'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 6h 17' 8h 49' 11h 45' 14h 47' 17h 39' 19h 23' 18h 34' 15h 56' 12h 55' 9h 52' 7h 02' 5h 21' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 10 (90) 22 (78) 46 (54) 46 (54) 47 (53) 53 (47) 52 (48) 45 (55) 34 (66) 20 (80) 13 (87) 8 (92) 39 (61)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 8.4 17.7 28.5 40.1 48.4 51.6 48.6 40.3 28.9 17.4 8.3 4.9 28.5

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