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Roshydromet: official forecasts for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Content by: World Meteorological Organization

Information about the actual and expected weather, storm warnings and air quality in all cities hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the Russian Federation are available at a dedicated website provided by Rosyhydromet.

Other products, including the animated radar map of weather phenomena and the precipitation forecast for the next 2 hours are also available.

The tournament runs from 14 June to 15 July at 12 venues in 11 host cities.  Moscow (2 venues), Saint Petersburg, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd and Sochi.

Given the size of the country, the matches will be played in cities hundreds of kilometers apart, with a great diversity of weather. 

For instance, the average daily maximum temperature in Moscow in June is 21.7°C and in July 23.1°C, with a respective total 75 mm and 94 mm of rainfall,  according to WMO’s World Weather Information Service.

In the South, Volgograd and Rostov-on-Don have an average June maximum temperature of 26.9°C and July of 29.2°C, with less than 60 mm of average rainfall.

The Roshydromet website is accessible here

World Weather Information Service website is here



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