Climate and Weather of Kaliningrad, Russia

The climate of Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad (Калининград) is a Russian enclave on the Baltic Sea between Poland and Lithuania, on the Pregel River. Kaliningrad is therefore the westernmost city in Russia. Kaliningrad is the capital of the eponymous oblast (administrative unit). Until just after the Second World War, the town was German and was called Königsberg in Ostpreußen (Kingsbergen). Later the city was named after the politician Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin. Due to their location, this city and region finds itself in a strange kind of split with Poland and Lithuania joining the European Union, making transport to and from Russia more difficult. For Russia, Kaliningrad is very important as the only permanently ice-free port in the west. The House of Soviets in the center of the city is considered one of the ugliest buildings in the world,

According to shoppingpicks, Kaliningrad has a temperate maritime climate, which is strongly influenced by the warm Gulf Stream. Summers are pleasant but rarely if ever hot, with an average temperature of about 20 degrees Celsius. The winters are almost un-Russian due to its location on the Gulf Stream, with temperatures averaging around -4 degrees Celsius; however, the cold record here is -33.3 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed, but Kaliningrad receives most of the rain in late summer. The city has an average humidity of 79 percent.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month water temperature
January -1℃ -6℃ 1 19 4℃
February 0℃ -6℃ 2 15 3℃
March 4℃ -2℃ 4 15 3℃
April 11℃ 2℃ 6 13 4℃
May 17℃ 7℃ 8 13 8℃
June 20℃ 11℃ 9 13 13℃
July 22℃ 13℃ 8 15 16℃
August 21℃ 13℃ 7 14 18℃
September 17℃ 9℃ 5 16 16℃
October 12℃ 6℃ 3 16 12℃
November 6℃ 1℃ 1 19 9℃
December 1℃ -3℃ 1 20 6℃

The weather in Kaliningrad

Here you will find the weather forecast for Kaliningrad. View the current weather in Kaliningrad and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Kaliningrad. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Kaliningrad. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Kaliningrad? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In January, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around -1 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is -6 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 1 hour per day. Within the entire month there is precipitation for about 19 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 0 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is -6 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 2 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 15 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 4 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is -2 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 4 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 15 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 11 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 2 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 17 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 7 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 20 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 11 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in July

In July, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 22 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 13 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 15 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in August

In August, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 21 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 13 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 14 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in September

In September, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 17 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 9 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September at this destination is around 5 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in October

In October, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 12 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 6 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 3 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in November

In November, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 6 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 1 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 1 hour per day. Within the entire month there is precipitation for about 19 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in December

In the month of December, the average maximum temperature in Kaliningrad is around 1 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is -3 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 1 hour per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 20 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

Kaliningrad, Russia