Polar day, which will last more than two months, came at a latitude of Murmansk on Tuesday, said the Murmansk weather center.
Polar day lasts 62 days — the time when the sun is above the Arctic Circle does not go beyond the horizon. In late July, he gives way to the season of white nights.
The peak of the midnight sun occurs on the summer solstice — June 22.
Murmansk met polar day snowfall and gusty winds. Forecasters warned that the Arctic comes "The May cold snap" and encouraged local authorities to delay the shutdown of heating in homes.