In January 2013 the average temperature in the European part of Russia and in most parts of Siberia will be slightly above historical averages — a deviation from the norm will not exceed 1 degree colder than usual will be in the Far East and in southern Siberia, according to the weather center.
"The monthly rainfall is expected over most of (European) area close to the average number of long-term, in the Leningrad region — more than it, in the north of the Volga Federal District, less than the average of many years", — the report says.
In the Asian part of Russia, the average monthly temperature in January is close to historical averages — deviations in the "plus" will not exceed 1 degree.
"The Trans-Baikal Territory, the Amur region, in the south-west of Khabarovsk Territory and the north-east of the Far Eastern Federal District — 1 degree below them (averages)," — said weather service.
Rainfall will be close to the average number of years of.
"In the southwest of the Siberian Federal District, north of the Far Eastern Federal District and in the Taimyr and Evenk municipal districts — smaller, in the Trans-Baikal Territory, the Amur region, in the south of Sakhalin and Kamchatka — more than the average number of years of" — is weather forecasters.