Kamtsjatka is one of the coldest regions in Russia with an average daily high temperature of only 6 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 May to September. Nearly unattractive for tourists are the cold months from November to April.
The most important cities in the region of Kamtsjatka
Kamtsjatka is a part of Russia and has an east-west extension of about 160 km. From north to south it is approximately 380 km. The biggest cities are Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky and Yelizovo. The local time is now Wednesday, 9:43 am.