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Climate in Belarus
Belarus has a temperate continental climate, with cold, snowy winters and warm, pleasant summers. Humidity and precipitation is generally high all year round. Expect rain in summer or snow in winter. In the north of the country, winters are more extreme with the temperature often plummeting well below zero.
The warm summer months between May and September are considered the best time to visit Belarus, and Minsk especially. Summer temperatures stay pleasant, seldom rising above 77°F (25°C). Travellers should be sure to pack a jacket or umbrella, as summers in Belarus are rainy, especially in June and August. Winter temperatures in Belarus often drop below zero, and there is typically snow from December to April.