All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 2 measuring stations in Altay. Weather stations at an altitude above 1760m have not been included. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.
Altay is one of the coldest regions in Russia with an average daily high temperature of only 7 degrees centigrade. The climate in Russia is not really suitable for petted US Westcoasters or Central Europeans. It is mostly cold and in winter months the mercury column won't reach anything above freezing point. In the cold season even the maximum temperatures are well below zero. Due to the warmer temperatures the best time for traveling is from April to September. Winter athletes will find their favorite weather conditions from November to March.
Altay is a part of Russia and has an east-west extension of about 190 km. From north to south it is approximately 250 km. The biggest cities are Gorno-Altaysk and Mayma. The local time is now Saturday, 10:25 pm.