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Minsk Climate & Temperature

  • Minsk, Belarus is at 5355'N, 2738'E, 224 m (734 ft). See map.
  • Minsk has a humid continental climate with severe winters, no dry season, warm summers and strong seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Dfb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Minsk is situated in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 5.8 degrees Celsius (42.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 24.2 °C (43.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Minsk Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach -2.7°C (27.1°F) on average falling to -8.3°C (17.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 10.6°C (51°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 1.5°C (34.8°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 21.8°C (71.2°F) and average low temperatures are 11.8°C (53.2°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 9.8°C (49.7°F) during the day and lows of 3.3°C (37.9°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 677 mm (26.7 inches) which is equivalent to 677 Litres/m (16.61 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1815 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Minsk you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Te Wharau, Glenburn, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Minsk Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (24) -3 (28) 2 (36) 11 (52) 18 (65) 21 (70) 22 (72) 22 (71) 17 (62) 10 (50) 3 (38) -2 (29) 10 (50)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (20) -6 (22) -1 (29) 6 (43) 13 (55) 16 (61) 17 (63) 17 (62) 12 (53) 6 (43) 1 (33) -4 (25) 6 (42)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (14) -9 (16) -5 (23) 2 (35) 8 (46) 11 (52) 13 (55) 12 (53) 8 (46) 3 (38) -1 (30) -6 (21) 2 (36)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 40 (2) 34 (1) 42 (2) 42 (2) 62 (2) 83 (3) 88 (3) 72 (3) 60 (2) 49 (2) 52 (2) 53 (2) 677 (27)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 19 (61) 17 (60) 15 (48) 15 (50) 14 (45) 15 (50) 16 (52) 15 (48) 14 (47) 16 (52) 19 (63) 20 (65) 195 (53)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 17' 2h 07' 4h 42' 6h 26' 8h 25' 9h 32' 8h 46' 7h 40' 5h 40' 2h 58' 1h 04' 0h 48' 4h 58'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 8h 02' 9h 41' 11h 47' 14h 00' 15h 58' 17h 01' 16h 32' 14h 49' 12h 39' 10h 26' 8h 29' 7h 29' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 17 (83) 23 (77) 41 (59) 47 (53) 54 (46) 57 (43) 54 (46) 53 (47) 46 (54) 29 (71) 13 (87) 11 (89) 41 (59)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 16.2 25.5 36.4 48 56.3 59.5 56.5 48.1 36.7 25.3 16.1 12.7 36.4

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