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Climate and environment

From the weather point of view, from May through September is the best period for visiting Moscow. On the other hand, events calendar is busier in winter. Moreover, snowfalls in calm weather add charm to Moscow’s features.

Daylight hours in Moscow range from seven hours in December to 17 hours in June.

Historical air temperatures and Precipitation

Month

Weather

Min. temperature, C0

Max. temperature, C0

Average temperature, C0

Precipitation, mm

January

Temperate frosty

−42.14

8.6

−6.5

52

February

Temperate frosty

−38.2

8.3

−6.7

41

March

Lightly frosty

−32.4

19.7

−1

35

April

Cool

−21

28.9

6.7

37

May

Warm to temperate hot

−7.5

33.2

13.2

49

June

Temperate hot

−2.3

34.7

17.0

80

July

Temperate hot

1.3

38.2

19.2

85

August

Temperate hot

−1.2

37.3

17.0

82

September

Warm

−8.5

32.3

11.3

68

October

Cool

−20.3

24.0

5.6

71

November

Cool to frosty

−32.8

16.2

−1.2

55

December

Temperate frosty

−38.8

9.6

−5.2

52

 

Source: www.pogodaiklimat.ru

You do not need a mask to filter Moscow’s air, though it is not the cleanest on the Earth. It is much cleaner than in India’s Delhi but dirtier than in most European and American capitals, according to the World Health Organisation.

The flower of the winds in Moscow mostly cleans the north-western and south-western districts, while the downtown and the outskirts in the east are most polluted.

From mid-April to late May, some plants’ blooming may cause acute allergic reaction.

cpCertain plants’ blooming may cause acute allergic reaction

 

 

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