What are the climatic zones in Russia?
Russia is a huge country where you can observe several climatic zones and belts. So what are the climatic zones in Russia?
This belt is considered the coldest. In winter, the temperature drops to -60, and in summer it rarely rises above +5 degrees. It is worth noting that winter in the Arctic belt lasts 10 months, then summer comes - there is simply no spring and autumn here. In the Arctic zone are the majority of the islands of the northern seas - about. Boiler, North and New Land, Franz Josef Land and others. On land, this is a narrow strip on the Taimyr Peninsula
Here are the same severe and prolonged winters, but in summer the temperature rises to 12 degrees. In the subarctic zone are located Murmansk, Nizhneyansk (Yakutia), Dudinka, Vorkuta.
Most of the country is characterized by a temperate climate zone. All four seasons are present. In winter, the average temperature is -30, in summer +30.But the vast territory is divided into several climatic zones with a unique climate for the region. For example, the city of Oymyakon, although located in the temperate climate zone, is recognized as the coldest city in Russia (-71.2), and Astrakhan is the hottest (+47). In Yakutsk, the temperature difference between winter and summer is almost 100 degrees.
In Russia, the climate of the subtropics can be found on the Black Sea coast (Sochi, Tuapse) and in some places in the Caucasus. In winter, temperatures rarely fall below zero, and summer is moderately hot with a uniform amount of precipitation.