Saint Petersburg Weather in January

What's the weather like in Saint Petersburg (St.-Petersburg) in January 2024?

The climate in Saint Petersburg during January can be summarized as cold and reasonably dry.

January is in the winter in Saint Petersburg and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing -5°C (23°F), whilst at night -11°C (12°F) is normal.

Saint Petersburg weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature -5.2°C 22.6°F
Nightly temperature -11°C 12.2°F
Average temperature -8.1°C 17.4°F
Daily sunshine 1 hrs
Avg rainfall 39 mm 1.5 ins
Rainy days 19 days
Sea temperature 1.8°C 35.3°F
Humidity 98%
Windspeed 11.2kph 7 mph

On average January is the 4th driest month of the year in Saint Petersburg with around 39mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 19 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Saint Petersburg

Saint Petersburg average temperature in January

January rainfall

Saint Petersburg average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Saint Petersburg average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Saint Petersburg in January 2024.

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Saint Petersburg weather stats

Saint Petersburg weather statistics
Hottest month: July 21.8°C 71.2°F
Driest month: February 31mm 1.2ins
Sunniest month: June 10.8hrs
Coldest month: January -5.3°C 22.5°F
Wettest month: August 83mm 3.3ins
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