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Our Moscow Weather Forecast is updated every hour and gives you up-to-date information on the weather in Moscow for the next 5 days.

Current Weather

Sunny

Sunny

18 °C | 64 °F

(feels like
19 °C | 66 °F)

Cloud Cover 20%

Humidity 72%

Visibility 16 km | 10 mls

Wind From SSW

Wind Conditions 5 km/h | 3 mph

5 Day Forecast

Day

Conditions

High (°C | °F)

Low (°C |°F)

Winds

Tuesday

Sunrise 4:49 AM

Sunset 10:17 PM

Periods of clouds and sunshine with a shower in spots
Periods of clouds and sunshine with a shower in spots

22 | 72

12 | 54

9 km/h
6 mph

Wednesday

Sunrise 4:50 AM

Sunset 10:16 PM

Beautiful with sun and some clouds
Beautiful with sun and some clouds

23 | 73

13 | 55

9 km/h
6 mph

Thursday

Sunrise 4:51 AM

Sunset 10:16 PM

Sun yielding to clouds with a passing shower in the afternoon
Sun yielding to clouds with a passing shower in the afternoon

23 | 73

9 | 48

14 km/h
9 mph

Friday

Sunrise 4:52 AM

Sunset 10:15 PM

Becoming cloudy and not as warm
Becoming cloudy and not as warm

19 | 66

9 | 48

16 km/h
10 mph

Saturday

Sunrise 4:53 AM

Sunset 10:14 PM

Breezy and warmer with sunshine
Breezy and warmer with sunshine

25 | 77

16 | 61

20 km/h
13 mph

Whilst a blanket of snow covering the Red Square with the Kremlin in the foreground will always be a postcard favourite, it might come as a surprise to many that average high temperatures in Moscow for four full months in Spring and Summer range from 18 °C to 23 °C (64 °F to 64 °F). This means that the weather in Moscow, classified as a humid continental climate, goes from the extremes of -20s °C in the deepest part of winter to +30s °C during heat waves in summer.

The best time to visit the Moscow really depends on what you are after.

May and June are especially colourful with flowering trees showing off in full bloom. Moscow during this time is also groomed for the May holidays. The summer months of July and August are the warmest with long hours of sunlight and when many Muscovites escape the city to their Dacha - a holiday home in the countryside. Early autumn in September and early October are also blessed with fine weather and filled with colourful country scenery before the fall. Moscow is especially dressed to its best during the popular Moscow City Day on the first weekend of September.

The enduring six months from November to April are Moscow’s colder part of the year, with less daylight and longer nights. The harshest part of winter is from mid-December to mid-February when the average Moscow weather is below zero and evenings usually flirt with below -10 °C temperatures. Then again, this is not Siberia and nothing that some thick warm clothing and a couple of shots of vodka will not solve!

Winter is the time to visit a snow packet Moscow reminiscent of Doctor Zhivago and when Russians celebrate their New Year in style with five days of national holidays and celebration, followed by Christmas Day which falls on the second week of January in Russia. The cultural life also tends to be much more active in winter as Muscovites are usually looking for various forms of indoor entertainment.

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