Climate in Minsk

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from four measuring weather stations in Minsk.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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The climate is very changeable and offers varied seasons with deep winters and warm summers. It rarely gets really warm here. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from May to September. Less attractive are the cold months from November to March.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Minsk
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 10 hours per day, June is the sunniest month in the region of Minsk. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Minsk
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 12 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in April the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Minsk
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 1.2 mm, the least rain falls in March. July, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Minsk
Warm air can absorb more moisture than cold air. The relative humidity indicates how much moisture of the physically possible is actually contained in the air. At high humidity, the person feels uncomfortable and perceives this as oppressive. In general, a relative humidity of 40-60% gives as pleasant. With only 67% humidity on average, it is quite dry in June. The highest value of 89% is experienced here in December.
Absolute humidity in g/m³Absolute humidity in Minsk
In warm months, there is also a higher absolute humidity almost everywhere. At a temperature of 25°C, air can absorb up to 23 grams of water per cubic meter. At 20°C, it is only 17.3 grams. A relative humidity of 40% at 25°C thus corresponds to an absolute humidity of 9.2 grams of water. From a proportion of approx. 13.5 grams, humans perceive the air as muggy.
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Map of Minsk

Most important cities in the region »Minsk«

As the capital region, it is arguably the most important part of Belarus. The region has a west-east extension of about 190 km and over 270 km from north to south.

It consists of the two regions Minsk and Minsk City.

CityPopulationGeo position
Minsk2,009,78653° 53' 60"N27° 34' 0"E
Novoye Medvezhino120,00053° 52' 60"N27° 26' 60"E
Salihorsk101,61452° 47' 15"N27° 32' 29"E
Maladzyechna101,30054° 19' 0"N26° 51' 14"E
Horad Barysaw100,00054° 13' 40"N28° 30' 18"E
Slutsk62,22853° 1' 39"N27° 33' 35"E
Horad Zhodzina61,00754° 5' 55"N28° 19' 59"E
Vilyeyka30,00054° 29' 29"N26° 54' 40"E
Dzyarzhynsk24,60953° 40' 60"N27° 8' 17"E
Mar’’ina Horka20,10053° 30' 32"N28° 8' 49"E
Kalodzishchy17,00053° 56' 38"N27° 46' 56"E
Stowbtsy15,50053° 28' 43"N26° 44' 36"E
Lyasny15,00054° 0' 26"N27° 41' 47"E
Zaslawye13,50054° 0' 41"N27° 16' 10"E
Nyasvizh12,84753° 13' 8"N26° 40' 40"E
Byerazino12,80053° 50' 21"N28° 59' 16"E
Horad Smalyavichy12,51654° 1' 30"N28° 5' 22"E
Kapyl’10,50053° 9' 6"N27° 5' 29"E
Lahoysk10,32154° 12' 23"N27° 51' 4"E
Lyuban’10,10752° 47' 55"N28° 0' 17"E
Staryya Darohi10,09453° 2' 25"N28° 16' 1"E
Myadzyel10,00054° 52' 44"N26° 56' 14"E
Uzda10,00053° 27' 46"N27° 12' 49"E
Chervyen’9,90053° 42' 21"N28° 25' 53"E
Valozhyn9,72754° 5' 21"N26° 31' 36"E
Klyetsk9,64153° 3' 49"N26° 37' 56"E
Druzhny8,97853° 37' 26"N27° 53' 52"E
Hatava8,00053° 46' 58"N27° 38' 27"E
Machulishchy8,00053° 46' 44"N27° 35' 41"E
Krupki7,90054° 19' 4"N29° 8' 15"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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