Seasons in Russia

In a territorial scale Russia is the largest country in the world with a varied topography, climatic conditions, flora and fauna. On its territory there are diverse plains and mountain vegetation and lots of rivers and lakes.

Seasons in Moscow

Overall climate conditions of Moscow are considered as moderate continental. However number of features should be taken to account. Relief, urban land, parks and forest plantations provide features of the weather in different parts of the city.

Seasons in Novosibirsk

Siberia is called for the real vastness and severe weather. That's why Novosibirsk which is located among the endless forests of Siberia have a sharply continental climate. By this rule there's a long frosty winter you can find out here, but also there's a short but warm summer.

Seasons in Siberia

Siberia is a huge territory occupying the Northern part of Asia. Also Siberia occupies about 60 percent of Russia's territory, which is about 10 million square kilometers. The whole vast territory of Siberia lies in three climatic zones: Arctic, subarctic and temperate. All of Siberia is divided into two main parts: Western Siberia and Eastern Siberia.

Seasons in Yakutia

Yakutia occupies a large part of the basin of the Lena, Anabar, Olenek, Indigirka, and Kolyma. Its climate is sharply continental, with considerable territory lies beyond the Arctic circle. In Yakutia, the biggest in Russia annual temperature differential: down to -60 °C (-76 °F) in winter, in summer up to +30-35  °C (86-95 °F). Hot weather is short-lived, mostly at the end of July. Summer short – 2.5 months. The winters with little snow, and few irregular rainfall in summer.

Seasons in Karelia

The Republic of Karelia is located in North-West Russia.

Most of the territory of Karelia is a hilly plain with strongly pronounced traces of glacier activity. Rock firmament on the earth's surface still retains traces of ancient mountains. About half of the Republic is covered with forest (main species are pine and spruce), a quarter of the territory is water surface. In Karelia more than 60 thousand lakes and 27 thousand rivers.

Nature of Russia

Russia has the biggest territory in world. It occupies third part of the Eurasia Continent 23% of territory in Eastern Europe and 76% in northern part of Asia. There is wide range of weather conditions and relief in Russia. In general 70% of countries territory is plain, while southern and eastern regions are mountainous.