Seasons in Russia Krasnodar Krai


Krasnodar Krai is the southernmost region of Russia. It is located on the Kuban-Azov lowland in the Western part of the Caucasus. Krasnodar territory is washed by two seas: to the South-West between the Black sea and in the North-West – the sea of Azov.

The climate of Krasnodar region is formed under the influence of warm seas. It is quite varied throughout the region: from the cold climate of the highlands to the temperate continental climate of the Kuban lowlands and forested foothills to the subtropical climate of the black sea coast. The average temperature on Black sea coast in July is +25 °C (77 °F), in mountains-from +13 °C (55 °F). Winter on the coast the thermometer drops to +5 °C (41 °F), in mountains up to -8 °C (18 °F).

In the Black sea you can swim from June to September. On the Azov sea bathing season lasts from early July to late August. The black sea beaches are usually rocky and pebbly, with the exception sorokametrovoy band quartz sand from Cape Zhelezny Rog to Anapa. Azov sea beaches are sandy and Shelly. The most comfortable sandy beaches of Russia are located in Anapa.


Weather and Climate

Spring in Krasnodar Krai

What will be the beginning of the spring period is almost impossible to predict, it's too rough.

March. Average temperatures range from -1 °C (30 °F) to +10 °C (50 °F). This period is characterized by the rains, which can be replaced by a snow storm that will bring harm to the plants.

April. Mid-spring it is good warm and Sunny days the temperature does not drop below +5 °C (41 °F), and in the afternoon the air warms up to +15 °C (59 °F).

May. In the second half of spring, the weather in Krasnodar is stabilized, the air warms up to +17 °C (63 °F); +25 °C (77 °F). this month is the jump in temperature, the temperature is usually warm weather, which by the end of the month already hot. May unofficial start of the bathing season.

The climate of the spring months

(Krasnodar)

March
Max average t°: +8 °C (47 °F)
Min average t°: 0 °C (32 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 5 days
Precipitation: 68 mm (2,7")
April
Max average t°: +16 °C (61 °F)
Min average t°: +7 °C (45 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8.5 hours
Rainy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 35 mm (1.4")
May
Max average t°: +22 °C (71 °F)
Min average t°: +12 °C (54 °F)
Sundial in the day: 11 hours
Rainy days: 8 days
Precipitation: 80 mm (3,1")

Spring holidays

March 8: International Women’s Day

April 1st: April Fool’s Day
April 2nd: Day of Unity
April 12: Cosmonautics Day
April 26: Day in memory of the victims of radiation accidents and catastrophes

May 1st: Spring and Labour Day
May 9: Victory Day

Summer in Krasnodar Krai

In June is quite hot. This month the official opening of the holiday season. The average temperature is +23 °C (73 °F).

In July the average daily temperature is +29 °C (84 °F). you should Therefore arm yourself with a good sunscreen.

August different hot days. Precipitation during this period falls a little. In some cities, the level of relative humidity is lower than in the resorts of the Azov coast, so the heat is easier to bear.

The climate of the summer months

(Krasnodar)

June
Max average t°: +25.5 °C (78 °F)
Min average t°: +16 °C (62 °F)
Sundial in the day: 12 hours
Rainy days: 8 days
Precipitation: 94 mm (3,7")
July
Max average t°: +28 °C (82 °F)
Min average t°: +19 °C (66 °F)
Sundial in the day: 12 hours
Rainy days: 5 days
Precipitation: 56 mm (2,2")
August
Max average t°: +27.5 °C (81 °F)
Min average t°: +18 °C (65 °F)
Sundial in the day: 12 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation:50 mm (2,0")


Summer holidays

June 1st: International Children's Day
June 6: Pushkin’s Day (Day of Russian language)
June 12: National Russia’s Day
June 22: Day of Memory and Grief (beginning of WW II)

July 8: Day of Family, Love and Fidelity
July 28: Day of the Baptism of Rus

August 22: State Flag Day of the Russian Federation
August 27: Day of Russian Cinema

Autumn in Krasnodar Krai

In Krasnodar autumn is very beautiful time. Which is characterized by heavy rainfall.

September is still a warm month, the first day being considered the velvet season, but the weather is not always Sunny and warm. The average temperature of the month +18-20 °C (64-68 °F).

October. The weather changes everyday. This season is pleasant for walking, but it was during this period is lowered to +10 °C (50 °F) to +13 °C (55 °F)

November, very beautiful time. It was during this period of high average annual rainfall, but in nature you can observe the whole beauty of autumn. In the afternoon the air warms up to +7 °C (45 °F) at night drops about 0 °C (32 °F).

The climate of the autumn months

(Krasnodar)

September
Max average t°: +23 °C (73 °F)
Min average t°: +13 °C (56 °F)
Sundial in the day: 10 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 57 mm (2,2")
October
Max average t°: +16 °C (61 °F)
Min average t°: +7 °C (45 °F)
Sundial in the day: 8 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation: 49 mm (1,9")
November
Max average t°: +10 °C 50 °F)
Min average t°:+3 °C (38 °F)
Sundial in the day: 6 hours
Rainy days: 3 days
Precipitation:35 mm (1,4")

Autumn holidays

September 1: Day of Knowledge
September 3: Day of solidarity in the fight against terrorism
September 27: World Tourism Day

October 1st: Day of Older Persons
October 30: Day of Remembrance of Victims of Political Repression

Last Sunday of November: Mother’s Day

Winter in Krasnodar Krai

Winter is mild, but at the same time unpredictable.

December is characterized by moderate temperatures, the average is -2-0°C (28-32 °F) , very rarely the temperature falls to -7 °C (19 °F). Snow for this period are uncommon.

The coldest — January. The average temperature is -3 °C (26 °F), however, possible downgrading, up to -9 °C (16 °F). Snow falls after the New year, but not delayed more than two weeks.

Feb. The average temperature is 0+3°C (32-37 °F). Usually, in the last month of winter, frost is rare, but precipitation is quite frequent guests. In winter the sea can freeze in places, mainly occurs in late January to early February.

The climate of the winter months

(Krasnodar)

December
Max average t°: +5.5 °C (42 °F)
Min average t°: 0 °C (32 °F)
Sundial in the day: 4 hours
Rainy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 61 mm (2,4")
January
Max average t°: +3 °C (38 °F)
Min average t°:-3 °C (26 °F)
Sundial in the day: 4 hours
Snowy days: 4 days
Precipitation: 49 mm (1,9")
February
Max average t°: +4 °C (39 °F)
Min average t°: -3 °C (27 °F)
Sundial in the day: 5 hours
Snowy days: 2 days
Precipitation: 39 mm (1,5")

Winter holidays

December 9: Heroes of the Fatherland Day
December 12: Constitution Day of the Russian Federation

January 1-6,8: New Year holidays
January 7: Christmas
January 25: Tatyana's Day (a holiday for all students)

February 8: Day of Russian Science
February 23: Defender of the Fatherland Day