Forecasters announced their forecasts for the upcoming winter in Russia. It is assumed that it will be relatively soft, although it is unlikely to be able to repeat the temperature records of the past.
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The past winter turned out to be warm, surprising even experts. Forecasters expect the amount of snow in the 2020/2021 season to increase compared to last year. At the same time, there is no need to wait for such severe frosts as a couple of years ago. At the same time, experts have only approximate data on the weather in winter, it also happens that forecasts do not justify themselves.
Winter should come to Moscow early, a slight minus and precipitation in the form of snow are expected there by the end of November. December will be relatively warm, but snowy, snowdrifts are predicted throughout the capital. During the day in the capital region, on average, it will be 10-12 degrees below zero, at night the temperature can drop to -18. January will be only slightly colder: in the daytime it is expected within -15, at night – up to minus 20. The most “winter” for Moscow and the region will be February, it will bring strong winds, drifting snow and snow.
In Siberia, too, such cold weather is not expected as before; most of the season it should be blown by a warm wind. During the day, the temperature will drop to -18, at night – to -25. Snow is promised almost throughout the winter, it will subside closer to March. In the Urals, the season will be more “classic”, strong deviations from the climatic norm are not expected, it is worth waiting for cold, snowfalls, etc. February will be the most unfavorable, with possible climatic anomalies, including a sharp drop in temperature.
As for the Kuban, snow will fall closer to the New Year, the temperature will be around minus 5 degrees, there is a risk of ice. In the foothill areas, precipitation will fall relatively early, which will open the way for tourists to ski resorts. In Crimea, the mild climate will complement the heavy rains, icing is possible, and then everything will start to melt again. “Quiet” weather will set in on the peninsula in January, Expert Online reports. February may turn out to be spring rather than winter for Crimea.