February in most regions of the European part of Russia is expected to be warmer than usual. About this in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta said Lyudmila Parshina, head of the laboratory of the Hydrometeorological Center of the Russian Federation.
According to her, in the Moscow region, the night air temperature in February is usually minus 5-10, and during the day – from zero to minus 5 degrees. But this year, according to weather forecasts, it will be warmer. Periods of cooling are possible at times, when at night the thermometers will drop to minus 20 degrees. Approximately the same weather is expected in the Novgorod, Pskov and Leningrad regions.
Frequent thaws are predicted in the south, the temperature will be positive. In Siberia and the Far East, except for the south of the Khabarovsk Territory and Primorye, there will be a frosty February. In the Urals at night it is expected to minus 19, during the day – to minus 10 degrees.
Recall that in Moscow on January 19, when Orthodox Christians celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord, weather forecasters predict a drop in temperature to minus 12 degrees, snow and black ice.