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Murmansk Climate & Temperature

  • Murmansk, Russia is at 6857'N, 332'E, 51 m (166 ft). See map.
  • Murmansk has a subarctic climate that has severe winters, no dry season, with cool, short summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfc).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Murmansk is situated in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome.
  • The annual average temperature is -0.1 degrees Celsius (31.9 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 23.9 °C (43°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Murmansk Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -6.7°C (20°F) on average falling to -12.7°C (9.2°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 2°C (35.6°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of -5.3°C (22.4°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 15°C (59°F) and average low temperatures are 7.3°C (45.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 3.7°C (38.6°F) during the day and lows of -1.7°C (29°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 491.2 mm (19.3 inches) which is equivalent to 491.2 Litres/m (12.05 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Murmansk you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Byrd, Antarctica where you would find a Ice Cap climate.

Murmansk Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (19) -7 (19) -4 (25) 2 (36) 8 (46) 13 (55) 17 (63) 15 (59) 10 (50) 3 (37) -2 (28) -6 (21) 4 (38)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (12) -11 (12) -7 (20) -2 (29) 4 (38) 9 (49) 13 (55) 11 (51) 7 (44) 1 (34) -5 (23) -9 (16) 0 (32)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (9) -14 (7) -11 (12) -5 (23) 0 (32) 5 (41) 9 (48) 8 (46) 4 (39) -2 (28) -7 (19) -11 (12) -3 (26)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 31 (1) 22 (1) 19 (1) 20 (1) 31 (1) 54 (2) 61 (2) 79 (3) 54 (2) 43 (2) 41 (2) 37 (1) 491 (19)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 0h 01' 1h 07' 3h 54' 6h 46' 6h 21' 8h 12' 7h 36' 4h 42' 2h 26' 1h 23' 0h 06' 0h 00' 3h 33'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 2h 13' 7h 37' 11h 56' 16h 16' 21h 34' 0h 50' 23h 40' 18h 04' 13h 35' 9h 15' 3h 54' 0h 50' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 1.5 10.6 21.4 33 41.3 44.5 41.5 33.1 21.7 10.4 1.4 -2.3 21.5

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