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 and is situated on the same geographical Parallels with Northern Italy and southern France. Krasnodar region is divided into 38 districts and includes 28 cities. In size it is comparable to major European state. 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, in mountains-from +13 º C. Winter on the coast the thermometer drops to +5 º C, in mountains up to-8 degrees Celsius.

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 to + 10. 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, and in the afternoon the air warms up to +15 °C.

May. In the second half of spring, the weather in Krasnodar is stabilized, the air warms up to + 17; + 25°C. 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


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")
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")
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, 3 - world day of the writer;
March, 7 - cross-veneration week of Lent;
March, 8 - International women's day;
March, 15 - world day of protection of consumer rights;
March, 19 - Day of the submariner;
March, 21 - Earth day;
March, 22 - world water day;
March, 25 - the day of worker of culture;
March, 27 - international theatre day;
March, 28 - the Entry of Christ into Jerusalem. Palm Sunday;

April, 1 - April fool's Day;
April, 7 - the Annunciation of the blessed virgin Mary;
April, 12 - Day of cosmonautics;
April, 13 - Radunitsa;
April, 24 - International day of youth solidarity;
April, 29 - International dance day;

May, 1 - the Holiday of Spring and Labour;
May, 6 - Day of St. George;
May, 9 - Victory Day;
May, 13 - day of the black sea fleet;
May, 15 - international family day;
May, 18 - day of the Baltic fleet;
May, 27 - all-Russian day of libraries;
May, 28 - day of border guards;
May, 31 - no tobacco 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.

In July the average daily temperature is + 29 + 35°C. you should Therefore arm yourself with a good sunscreen.

August different hot days. Precipitation during this period falls a little. The background temperature slightly below that of July is + 25 +30°C. 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


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")
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")
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, 5 - Day of environment;
June, 12 - Day of Russia;
June, 22 - day of memory and grief;
June, 26 - international day against drug abuse;
June, 27 - youth Day;

July, 5 - day of workers of sea and river fleet;
July, 10 - the day of military glory;

August, 2 - the day of airborne troops. Railroad day;
August, 8 - Day of the athlete;
August, 15 - day of the archaeologist;
August, 19 - the Transfiguration of the Lord;
August, 22 - the Day of State flag of the Russian Federation;
August, 27 - day of Russian cinema;
August, 28 - Dormition of the blessed virgin Mary.

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.

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

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 at night drops about 0°C.

The climate of the autumn months


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")
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")
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 - knowledge Day;
September, 3 - the Day of solidarity in the fight against terrorism;
September, 21 - Nativity of the blessed virgin Mary;
September, 27 - Exaltation of the Holy cross. Tourism day;

October, 1 - International day of older persons. International music day;
October, 5 - Teachers ' Day;
October, 14 - protection of the blessed virgin;
October, 30 - memory Day of victims of political repressions;

November, 4 - national unity Day;
November, 28 - Beginning of Nativity fast;
November, 29 - 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 -1;-2 , very rarely the temperature falls to -7. Snow for this period are uncommon.

The coldest — January. The average temperature is -3; -4°C, however, possible downgrading, up to 9 – 10 °C. Snow falls after the New year, but not delayed more than two weeks.

Feb. The average temperature is 2-3°C. 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


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")
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")
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, 3 - international day of persons with disabilities;
December, 4 - Introduction to the Theotokos;
December, 10 - human rights Day;
December, 12 - Constitution Day;
December, 24 - the Day of military glory.

January, 1 - New Year;
January, 6 - Christmas eve;
January, 7 - Christmas;
January, 11 - Day of reserves and national parks;
January, 12 - Day of the Prosecutor of the Russian Federation;
January, 13 - Russian press Day;
January, 14 - Circumcision of our Lord;
January, 14 - Old New Year;
January, 18 - Epiphany eve;
January, 19 - the Baptism of our Lord. Epiphany;
January, 25 - day of the Russian students;

February, 14 - Valentine's Day;
February, 23 - Fatherland Defender's Day.