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Average Weather in Lopatino Russia

In Lopatino, 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 8°F to 78°F and is rarely below -9°F or above 89°F.

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

Climate Summary

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Temperature

The warm season lasts for 3.8 months, from May 15 to September 8, with an average daily high temperature above 66°F. The hottest day of the year is July 26, with an average high of 78°F and low of 59°F.

The cold season lasts for 4.0 months, from November 17 to March 17, with an average daily high temperature below 31°F. The coldest day of the year is February 5, with an average low of 8°F and high of 20°F.

Average High and Low Temperature

Average High and Low Temperature in LopatinowarmcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec-10°F-10°F0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FFeb 520°FFeb 520°FJul 2678°FJul 2678°F8°F8°F59°F59°FMay 1566°FMay 1566°FSep 866°FSep 866°FNov 1731°FNov 1731°FMar 1731°FMar 1731°F47°F47°F49°F49°F23°F23°F18°F18°FNowNow
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 LopatinoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfrigidfrigidfreezingfreezingcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmvery coldvery cold
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 average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, United States (5,145 miles away); Greater Sudbury, Canada (4,910 miles); and Blainville, Canada (4,773 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Lopatino (view comparison).

Clouds

In Lopatino, 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 Lopatino begins around April 15 and lasts for 5.7 months, ending around October 6. On July 25, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 68% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 32% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around October 6 and lasts for 6.3 months, ending around April 15. On February 20, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 79% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 21% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in LopatinoclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2568%Jul 2568%Feb 2021%Feb 2021%Apr 1544%Apr 1544%Oct 645%Oct 645%NowNowclearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercastmostly clear
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

Precipitation

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

The wetter season lasts 5.9 months, from May 19 to November 15, with a greater than 20% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 26% on June 25.

The drier season lasts 6.1 months, from November 15 to May 19. The smallest chance of a wet day is 13% on March 24.

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 Lopatino changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 8.0 months, from March 22 to November 19. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 26% on June 25.

Snow alone is the most common for 4.0 months, from November 19 to March 22. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 14% on January 11.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in LopatinosnowrainsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jun 2526%Jun 2526%Mar 2413%Mar 2413%Nov 1919%Nov 1919%Jan 118%Jan 118%May 1920%May 1920%NowNowsnowrainmixed
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. Lopatino experiences some seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 7.9 months, from March 28 to November 25, 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 1.6 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 4.1 months, from November 25 to March 28. The least rain falls around January 31, with an average total accumulation of 0.1 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall

Average Monthly Rainfall in LopatinorainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 in2.0 in2.0 in2.5 in2.5 in3.0 in3.0 in3.5 in3.5 inJun 211.6 inJun 211.6 inJan 310.1 inJan 310.1 inSep 161.5 inSep 161.5 inAug 81.2 inAug 81.2 inMar 280.5 inMar 280.5 inNov 250.5 inNov 250.5 inNowNow
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. Lopatino experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 5.9 months, from October 19 to April 16, 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 16, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.7 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 6.1 months, from April 16 to October 19. 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 LopatinosnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0.0 in0.0 in0.5 in0.5 in1.0 in1.0 in1.5 in1.5 inJan 160.7 inJan 160.7 inJul 200.0 inJul 200.0 inOct 190.1 inOct 190.1 inApr 160.1 inApr 160.1 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 Lopatino varies extremely over the course of the year. In 2021, the shortest day is December 21, with 7 hours, 38 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 16 hours, 51 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in LopatinoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 11 minMar 2012 hr, 11 minMar 2016 hr, 51 minJun 2116 hr, 51 minJun 2112 hr, 13 minSep 2212 hr, 13 minSep 227 hr, 38 minDec 217 hr, 38 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
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 3:32 AM on June 17, and the latest sunrise is 4 hours, 36 minutes later at 8:08 AM on December 30. The earliest sunset is at 3:41 PM on December 13, and the latest sunset is 4 hours, 43 minutes later at 8:24 PM on June 25.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Lopatino during 2021.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in LopatinoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 173:32 AMJun 173:32 AM8:24 PMJun 258:24 PMJun 25Dec 133:41 PMDec 133:41 PM8:08 AMDec 308:08 AMDec 30daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2021. 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.

Moon

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

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 Lopatino, 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 LopatinoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Mar 100%Mar 100%Jul 224%Jul 224%comfortablecomfortabledrydryhumidhumid
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

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 Lopatino experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 5.5 months, from October 30 to April 16, with average wind speeds of more than 10.4 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is February 10, with an average hourly wind speed of 12.8 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 6.5 months, from April 16 to October 30. The calmest day of the year is July 28, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.1 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in LopatinowindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph16 mph16 mph18 mph18 mph20 mph20 mphFeb 1012.8 mphFeb 1012.8 mphJul 288.1 mphJul 288.1 mphOct 3010.4 mphOct 3010.4 mphApr 1610.4 mphApr 1610.4 mphNowNow
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 Lopatino varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the south for 1.5 months, from January 30 to March 13; for 1.0 months, from March 24 to April 24; and for 1.2 months, from November 20 to December 27, with a peak percentage of 36% on December 1. The wind is most often from the west for 1.6 weeks, from March 13 to March 24; for 4.1 weeks, from April 24 to May 23; for 1.3 weeks, from May 30 to June 8; for 2.9 months, from August 23 to November 20; and for 1.1 months, from December 27 to January 30, with a peak percentage of 38% on October 29. The wind is most often from the north for 1.0 weeks, from May 23 to May 30 and for 2.5 months, from June 8 to August 23, with a peak percentage of 36% on July 26.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in LopatinoWSSWNWSJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsouthnortheast
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 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 Lopatino 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 Lopatino 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 Lopatinobest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.27.20.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism 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 Lopatino for hot-weather activities is from early July to early August, with a peak score in the last week of July.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in LopatinoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.05.00.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature beach/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 Lopatino typically lasts for 5.3 months (160 days), from around April 27 to around October 4, rarely starting before April 7 or after May 19, and rarely ending before September 15 or after October 24.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Lopatinogrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Apr 2750%Apr 2750%Oct 450%Oct 450%May 1990%May 1990%Sep 1590%Sep 1590%Apr 710%Apr 710%Oct 2410%Oct 2410%Jul 25100%Jul 25100%NowNowfrigidfreezingcoolcomfortablewarmcoldvery cold
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 percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. 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 Lopatino should appear around May 3, only rarely appearing before April 24 or after May 12.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in LopatinoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°FMay 390°FMay 390°FJul 5900°FJul 5900°FAug 261,800°FAug 261,800°FDec 312,111°FDec 312,111°FNowNow
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 3.4 months, from May 3 to August 17, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.4 kWh. The brightest day of the year is July 7, with an average of 6.6 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 21, with an average of 0.6 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in LopatinobrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJul 76.6 kWhJul 76.6 kWhDec 210.6 kWhDec 210.6 kWhMay 35.4 kWhMay 35.4 kWhAug 175.4 kWhAug 175.4 kWhOct 221.8 kWhOct 221.8 kWhFeb 181.8 kWhFeb 181.8 kWhNowNow
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 Lopatino are 52.619 deg latitude, 45.812 deg longitude, and 627 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Lopatino contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 259 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 656 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (423 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,043 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Lopatino is covered by cropland (74%) and grassland (13%), within 10 miles by cropland (68%) and grassland (16%), and within 50 miles by cropland (61%) and trees (21%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Lopatino, 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 are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Lopatino.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Lopatino according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Lopatino is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Lopatino and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Penza Airport (65%, 78 kilometers, northwest) and Saratov / Tsentralny (35%, 118 kilometers, south).

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , 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 airports 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.