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Average Weather in Novaya Lyada Russia

In Novaya Lyada, the summers are comfortable and partly cloudy and the winters are long, freezing, snowy, windy, and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 7°F to 79°F and is rarely below -12°F or above 90°F.

Climate Summary

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Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Novaya Lyada for warm-weather activities is from mid June to late August.

Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.7 months, from May 18 to September 9, with an average daily high temperature above 67°F. The hottest day of the year is July 28, with an average high of 79°F and low of 58°F.

The cold season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 18 to March 16, with an average daily high temperature below 32°F. The coldest day of the year is February 5, with an average low of 7°F and high of 20°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature

Average Hourly Temperature in Novaya LyadaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMfrigidfreezingfreezingcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmfrigidvery coldvery cold
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, United States (5,047 miles away); Greater Sudbury, Canada (4,799 miles); and Blainville, Canada (4,652 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Novaya Lyada (view comparison).

Clouds

In Novaya Lyada, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Novaya Lyada begins around April 13 and lasts for 5.8 months, ending around October 7. On August 6, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 66% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 34% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 7 and lasts for 6.2 months, ending around April 13. On February 6, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 78% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 22% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in Novaya LyadaclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Aug 666%Aug 666%Feb 622%Feb 622%Apr 1344%Apr 1344%Oct 744%Oct 744%clearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Novaya Lyada varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.0 months, from May 28 to October 26, with a greater than 21% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 29% on June 26.

The drier season lasts 7.0 months, from October 26 to May 28. The smallest chance of a wet day is 14% on March 21.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation in Novaya Lyada changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 8.0 months, from March 19 to November 19. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 29% on June 26.

Snow alone is the most common for 3.9 months, from November 19 to March 19. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 16% on January 17.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Novaya LyadasnowrainsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jun 2629%Jun 2629%Mar 2114%Mar 2114%Nov 1919%Nov 1919%Jan 119%Jan 119%snowrainmixed
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Novaya Lyada experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 8.1 months, from March 28 to December 1, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 21, with an average total accumulation of 1.9 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 3.9 months, from December 1 to March 28. The least rain falls around January 26, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Snowfall

We report snowfall in liquid-equivalent terms. The actual depth of new snowfall is typically between 5 and 10 times the liquid-equivalent amount, assuming the ground is frozen. Colder, drier snow tends to be on the higher end of that range and warmer, wetter snow on the lower end.

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Novaya Lyada experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.8 months, from October 20 to April 13, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around January 3, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.7 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 6.2 months, from April 13 to October 20. The least snow falls around July 20, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall in Novaya LyadasnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.5 in1.0 in1.5 in2.0 inJan 30.7 inJan 30.7 inJul 200.0 inJul 200.0 inOct 200.1 inOct 200.1 inApr 130.1 inApr 130.1 in
The average liquid-equivalent snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.

Sun

The length of the day in Novaya Lyada varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2018, the shortest day is December 22, with 7 hours, 37 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 16 hours, 53 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Novaya LyadaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 10 minMar 2012 hr, 10 minMar 2016 hr, 53 minJun 2116 hr, 53 minJun 2112 hr, 14 minSep 2312 hr, 14 minSep 237 hr, 37 minDec 227 hr, 37 minDec 22nightnightday
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise is at 3:48 AM on June 17, and the latest sunrise is 4 hours, 37 minutes later at 8:25 AM on December 30. The earliest sunset is at 3:58 PM on December 13, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 44 minutes later at 8:41 PM on June 25.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Novaya Lyada during 2018.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Novaya LyadaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 173:48 AMJun 173:48 AM8:41 PMJun 258:41 PMJun 25Dec 133:58 PMDec 133:58 PM8:25 AMDec 308:25 AMDec 30daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2018. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Humidity

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The perceived humidity level in Novaya Lyada, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 2% of 2% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in Novaya LyadaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Mar 30%Mar 30%Jul 24%Jul 24%comfortablecomfortabledrydryhumidhumid
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Novaya Lyada experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 6.0 months, from October 14 to April 14, with average wind speeds of more than 10.0 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 9, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.4 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.0 months, from April 14 to October 14. The calmest day of the year is July 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.6 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in Novaya LyadawindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph2 mph4 mph6 mph8 mph10 mph12 mph14 mph16 mph18 mphFeb 912.4 mphFeb 912.4 mphJul 287.6 mphJul 287.6 mphOct 1410.0 mphOct 1410.0 mphApr 1410.0 mphApr 1410.0 mph
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Novaya Lyada varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the north for 2.0 days, from May 28 to May 30 and for 1.4 months, from July 6 to August 19, with a peak percentage of 33% on August 10. The wind is most often from the west for 1.2 months, from May 30 to July 6 and for 2.5 months, from August 19 to November 4, with a peak percentage of 37% on October 24. The wind is most often from the south for 6.8 months, from November 4 to May 28, with a peak percentage of 38% on January 1.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in Novaya LyadaSWNWSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%westsouthnortheast
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Best Time of Year to Visit

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Novaya Lyada throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Novaya Lyada for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid June to late August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in Novaya Lyadabest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468107.17.10.00.0 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturetourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Novaya Lyada for hot-weather activities is from early July to mid August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in Novaya LyadaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468104.94.90.00.0 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperaturebeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Growing Season

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Novaya Lyada typically lasts for 5.2 months (158 days), from around April 29 to around October 5, rarely starting before April 12 or after May 18, and rarely ending before September 17 or after October 23.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Novaya Lyadagrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Apr 2950%Apr 2950%Oct 550%Oct 550%May 1890%May 1890%Sep 1790%Sep 1790%Apr 1210%Apr 1210%Oct 2310%Oct 2310%0%Dec 60%Dec 6Jul 20100%Jul 20100%frigidfreezingcoolcomfortablewarmvery coldcoldhot
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Novaya Lyada should appear around May 4, only rarely appearing before April 26 or after May 13.

Growing Degree Days

The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Solar Energy

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences extreme seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 3.5 months, from May 2 to August 19, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.3 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 21, with an average of 6.4 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.9 months, from October 22 to February 18, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.8 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 19, with an average of 0.6 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Novaya LyadabrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWh9 kWhJun 216.4 kWhJun 216.4 kWhDec 190.6 kWhDec 190.6 kWhMay 25.3 kWhMay 25.3 kWhAug 195.3 kWhAug 195.3 kWhOct 221.8 kWhOct 221.8 kWhFeb 181.8 kWhFeb 181.8 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Novaya Lyada are 52.713 deg latitude, 41.639 deg longitude, and 564 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Novaya Lyada contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 174 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 554 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (312 feet). Within 50 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (420 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Novaya Lyada is covered by trees (69%) and cropland (25%), within 10 miles by trees (73%) and cropland (16%), and within 50 miles by cropland (64%) and trees (18%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Novaya Lyada, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Voronezh International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Novaya Lyada.

At a distance of 192 kilometers from Novaya Lyada, further than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed insufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records. Consequently, the station records are blended with interpolated values from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis , and both are corrected for elevation differences according to the International Standard Atmosphere .

The weight assigned to the MERRA-2 value depends on the distance from Novaya Lyada to the nearest station, increasing from 0% at 150 kilometers to 100% at 200 kilometers. In this case, the MERRA-2 weight is 46%, making the weight assigned to the weather station 54%.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

Disclaimer

The information on this site is provided as is, without any assurances as to its accuracy or suitability for any purpose. Weather data is prone to errors, outages, and other defects. We assume no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of the content presented on this site.

We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

We further caution that our travel scores are only as good as the data that underpin them, that weather conditions at any given location and time are unpredictable and variable, and that the definition of the scores reflects a particular set of preferences that may not agree with those of any particular reader.