February in Russia will not be frosty: temperature in the last month of winter is near and above normal in most parts of the country. The director of the Russian Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.
"In particular, we expect that in the European part of the country the average temperature in February is expected to near normal," — said Vilfand.
According to him, warmer averages will be in the southern part of the Siberian Federal District.
"Especially high average temperatures are expected in the Irkutsk region and Transbaikalia. There, of course, the temperature will be negative, significantly colder than in the Moscow region, but warmer than normal," — he said.
Colder than normal February weather in the more northern regions of the European part of the country and in the far south — the republics of the North Caucasus and in the Krasnodar region. In other regions of Russia temperature is near normal.
As for precipitation, on European territory, it will be higher than normal values.
In the south of the Krasnoyarsk region, eastern Yakutia, Tuva, Khakassia, Buryatia, Chita, Irkutsk and Amur regions is rainfall deficit relative to historical averages. Elsewhere, precipitation will be close to normal.