Snowy and warm weather expected in Moscow at the end of January

In the Russian capital at the end of the first month of the year there will be cloudy, snowy and relatively warm weather, Tatyana Pozdnyakova, chief specialist of the Moscow Meteorological Bureau, told RIA Novosti. Scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand also said that this year the inhabitants of Russia should not wait for the early arrival of spring. On the last day of January, the thermometers in Moscow will be shown minus 1-6 degrees. Usually January 31 is the coldest day of the year, Pozdnyakova explained. Earlier, weather forecasters reported that until the end January in Moscow, the height of snowdrifts will reach half a meter at a rate of 30 centimeters. Истoчник At the same time, according to weather forecasts, the February weather will be heterogeneous – thaws and frosts will replace each other throughout the last month of winter. This, according to the weatherman, is 5-6 degrees above the climatic norm.