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Climate of Siberia

The weather conditions across Russia vary with both distances and seasons. It is true to say, though, that December, January and February tend to be the coldest months with temperatures at least a few degrees below zero all over the territory of Russia. Middle of the country gets ‑10 to ‑15 C most of the time. Moving deeper into the Siberia, the average is usually ‑15 to ‑25 C. It is not unusual, for a number of isolated Northern areas of Russia, to experience the extremes of 40, 50 and even 60 degrees Celsius below zero for a few days or even weeks a season.


Irkutsk Weather info

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Average temperature, °C

−18,3

−15,2

−7,1

2,1

9,7

15,2

17,7

15,5

8,9

1,3

−7,8

−15,2

Precipitation, mm

12

8

12

18

33

71

116

89

53

24

20

16

 

Irkutsk is a very dry city, and in general the climate in this area of Siberia is very dry. There is very little rainfall; in the course of one year in Irkutsk, I recall maybe 2 days of rain, and not very heavy rain at that. The typical temperature low for the year falls in January, in the dead of winter, when it gets down to 40º (Celsius or Fahrenheit, any way you look at it, that low and the temperature scales cross). The temperature high tends to fall in July, which can get up to the 80s (Fahrenheit) at the highest. Umbrellas are entirely unnecessary, and I would say that other than as a windbreaker, a rain jacket isn’t really necessary either.
 

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