February weather forecast
Saint Petersburg, Russia

A stunning night panorama of the lit Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia
A stunning night panorama of the lit Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Saint Petersburg, is also a subzero cold month, with an average temperature ranging between max -3°C (26.6°F) and min -8.5°C (16.7°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are January and February, with an average high-temperature of -3°C (26.6°F).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 84%.

Rainfall

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, during February, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 33mm (1.3") of precipitation. In Saint Petersburg, Russia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173 days and collects up to 662mm (26.06") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. The months with the most snowfall days are January, February and December, with an average of 17 snowfall days.

Sea temperature

February is the month with the coldest seawater in Saint Petersburg, with an average sea temperature of -0.3°C (31.5°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

The average length of the day in February is 9h and 11min.
On the first day of February in Saint Petersburg, sunrise is at 09:11 and sunset at 17:12. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:59 and sunset at 18:22 MSK.

Sunshine

In February, the average sunshine is 1.9h.

UV index

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 1 translate into the following recommendations:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Saint Petersburg?

January and February, with an average high-temperature of -3°C (26.6°F), are the coldest months in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

What is the temperature in February in Saint Petersburg?

In February, the average high-temperature is -3°C (26.6°F), and the average low-temperature is -8.5°C (16.7°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Saint Petersburg?

In February, the average relative humidity in Saint Petersburg is 84%.

How much does it rain in Saint Petersburg in February?

In February, in Saint Petersburg, the rain falls for 7 days. Throughout February, 33mm (1.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Saint Petersburg?

The months with the most snowfall days in Saint Petersburg, Russia, are January, February and December, with an average of 17 snowfall days.

How many days does it snow in February in Saint Petersburg?

In February, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, snow falls for 17 days.

When is the sea coldest in Saint Petersburg?

The month with the coldest seawater in Saint Petersburg is February, with an average sea temperature of -0.3°C (31.5°F).

What is the sea temperature in February in Saint Petersburg?

In Saint Petersburg, Russia, the average seawater temperature in February is -0.3°C (31.5°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

How many hours of daylight does Saint Petersburg have in February?

In February, the average day length in Saint Petersburg is 9h and 11min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Saint Petersburg?

In February, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 09:11 and sunset at 17:12. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:59 and sunset at 18:22 MSK.

How many hours of sunshine does Saint Petersburg have in February?

The average sunshine duration in February in Saint Petersburg is 1.9h.

What is the UV index reading in February in Saint Petersburg?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Saint Petersburg is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average temperature in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average high temperature in February: -3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (-3°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -8.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (-8.5°C).

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Average humidity in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average humidity in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average humidity in February: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (65%).

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Average rainfall in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average rainfall in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average rainfall in February: 33mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (83mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is April (31mm).

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Average rainfall days in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average rainfall days in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 7 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are September and October (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7 days).

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Average snowfall days in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average snowfall days in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average snowfall days in February: 17 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January, February and December (17 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average sea temperature in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average sea temperature in February: -0.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is July (19°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (-0.3°C).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average daylight in February: 9h and 11min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 18h and 41min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 1h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 9h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 0h and 24min).

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Average UV index in February
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Average UV index in February - Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Average UV index in February: 1

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).

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