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Average Weather in Pyaozerskiy Russia

In Pyaozerskiy, the summers are cool and partly cloudy and the winters are frigid, snowy, and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 2°F to 67°F and is rarely below -22°F or above 77°F.

Climate Summary

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Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Pyaozerskiy for warm-weather activities is from early July to early August.

Temperature

The warm season lasts for 2.9 months, from June 2 to August 31, with an average daily high temperature above 57°F. The hottest day of the year is July 22, with an average high of 67°F and low of 52°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.6 months, from November 21 to March 10, with an average daily high temperature below 26°F. The coldest day of the year is January 25, with an average low of 2°F and high of 16°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 PyaozerskiyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMfrigidvery coldcoldcoolcoolfreezingfreezingvery coldfrigid
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.

Bethel, Alaska, United States (3,672 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Pyaozerskiy (view comparison).

Clouds

In Pyaozerskiy, 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 Pyaozerskiy begins around April 15 and lasts for 5.0 months, ending around September 17. On July 4, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 50% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 50% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around September 17 and lasts for 7.0 months, ending around April 15. On January 23, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 86% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 14% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories

Cloud Cover Categories in PyaozerskiyclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 450%Jul 450%Jan 2314%Jan 2314%Apr 1532%Apr 1532%Sep 1733%Sep 1733%clearmostly cloudyovercastpartly cloudymostly clear
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 Pyaozerskiy varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.7 months, from May 3 to October 24, with a greater than 26% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 40% on July 10.

The drier season lasts 6.3 months, from October 24 to May 3. The smallest chance of a wet day is 13% on March 3.

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 Pyaozerskiy changes throughout the year.

Rain alone is the most common for 6.9 months, from April 9 to November 6. The highest chance of a day with rain alone is 40% on July 10.

Snow alone is the most common for 5.1 months, from November 6 to April 9. The highest chance of a day with snow alone is 18% on January 24.

Daily Chance of Precipitation

Daily Chance of Precipitation in PyaozerskiysnowrainsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jul 1040%Jul 1040%Mar 313%Mar 313%Apr 919%Apr 919%Nov 624%Nov 624%Jan 118%Jan 118%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. Pyaozerskiy experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 7.1 months, from April 9 to November 13, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around July 21, with an average total accumulation of 3.0 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 4.9 months, from November 13 to April 9. The least rain falls around January 20, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 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. Pyaozerskiy experiences some seasonal variation in monthly liquid-equivalent snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 7.5 months, from October 4 to May 21, with a sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent snowfall of at least 0.1 inches. The most snow falls during the 31 days centered around December 3, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.8 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 4.5 months, from May 21 to October 4. The least snow falls around August 1, with an average total liquid-equivalent accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall

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

Due to its extreme latitude, Pyaozerskiy experiences polar day (also known as the midnight Sun) during the summer. The precise start and end dates of polar day and night vary from year to year and depend on the precise location and elevation of the observer, and the local topography.

In the summer in Pyaozerskiy during 2017, the Sun is continuously above the horizon for 7.0 days, rising at 12:56 AM on June 18, and not setting again until 12:55 AM on June 25.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in PyaozerskiyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 16 minMar 2012 hr, 16 minMar 2024 hr, 0 minJun 2124 hr, 0 minJun 2112 hr, 19 minSep 2212 hr, 19 minSep 222 hr, 59 minDec 212 hr, 59 minDec 21nightnightday
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.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Pyaozerskiy during 2017.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in PyaozerskiyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 1812:56 AMJun 1812:56 AM12:55 AMJun 2412:55 AMJun 24Dec 192:22 PMDec 192:22 PM11:24 AMDec 2411:24 AMDec 24daynightnightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunset
The solar day over the course of the year 2017. 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 Pyaozerskiy, 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, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels

Humidity Comfort Levels in PyaozerskiyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%10%20%30%40%50%60%70%80%90%100%Jan 180%Jan 180%Jul 261%Jul 261%drydrycomfortablecomfortable
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 Pyaozerskiy experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 8.4 months, from September 28 to June 10, with average wind speeds of more than 5.9 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 22, with an average hourly wind speed of 6.5 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 3.6 months, from June 10 to September 28. The calmest day of the year is July 30, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed

Average Wind Speed in PyaozerskiywindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph1 mph2 mph3 mph4 mph5 mph6 mph7 mph8 mph9 mph10 mphMar 226.5 mphMar 226.5 mphJul 305.2 mphJul 305.2 mphSep 285.9 mphSep 285.9 mphJun 105.9 mphJun 105.9 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 Pyaozerskiy varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the south for 1.7 weeks, from February 14 to February 26; for 1.4 months, from March 31 to May 11; for 6.0 days, from June 30 to July 6; and for 3.7 weeks, from August 19 to September 14, with a peak percentage of 34% on February 24. The wind is most often from the west for 1.2 months, from February 26 to March 31; for 3.1 weeks, from May 11 to June 2; and for 5.0 months, from September 14 to February 14, with a peak percentage of 34% on February 26. The wind is most often from the east for 4.0 weeks, from June 2 to June 30 and for 1.4 months, from July 6 to August 19, with a peak percentage of 29% on August 2.

Wind Direction

Wind Direction in PyaozerskiyWSWSWEESWJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%northeastsouthwest
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 Pyaozerskiy 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 Pyaozerskiy for general outdoor tourist activities is from early July to early August, with a peak score in the third week of July.

Tourism Score

Tourism Score in PyaozerskiyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468105.55.50.00.0 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 Pyaozerskiy for hot-weather activities is from mid to late July, with a peak score in the third week of July.

Beach/Pool Score

Beach/Pool Score in PyaozerskiyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec02468101.71.70.00.0 precipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature
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 Pyaozerskiy typically lasts for 3.7 months (114 days), from around May 25 to around September 17, rarely starting before May 9 or after June 12, and rarely ending before August 28 or after October 6.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Pyaozerskiygrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%May 2550%May 2550%Sep 1750%Sep 1750%Jun 1290%Jun 1290%Aug 2890%Aug 2890%May 910%May 910%Oct 610%Oct 610%0%Feb 260%Feb 26Jul 19100%Jul 19100%freezingcoldcoolfrigidcomfortable
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 Pyaozerskiy should appear around June 6, only rarely appearing before May 26 or after June 21.

Growing Degree Days

Growing Degree Days in PyaozerskiyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F200°F400°F600°F800°F1,000°FJun 690°FJun 690°FDec 31826°FDec 31826°F
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 2.7 months, from May 16 to August 6, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 4.5 kWh. The brightest day of the year is June 23, with an average of 5.7 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 5.0 months, from October 3 to March 4, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 1.1 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 22, with an average of 0.0 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy

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 Pyaozerskiy are 65.769 deg latitude, 31.089 deg longitude, and 433 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Pyaozerskiy contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 266 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 450 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (535 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,660 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Pyaozerskiy is covered by trees (83%) and water (15%), within 10 miles by trees (75%) and water (20%), and within 50 miles by trees (69%) and water (27%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Pyaozerskiy, 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 Pyaozerskiy.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pyaozerskiy 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 Pyaozerskiy is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pyaozerskiy and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Kuusamo Airport (66%, 88 kilometers, west) and Suomussalmi (34%, 136 kilometers, southwest).

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.