Climate and Weather in Kuressaare, Estonia

Kuressaare, Estonia

The climate of Kuressaare

According to BRIDGAT, Kuressaare is a small town on the Estonian island of Saaremaa and is the capital of the province of the same name. Saaremaa is one of the largest islands in the Baltic Sea. This island, together with the neighboring island of Muhu, forms the province of Saaremaa. During communist rule, Kuressaare was a popular holiday destination for members of the government, thanks to the three spas that can be found in the city.

Kuressaare has a temperate maritime climate, which is strongly influenced by its location in the Baltic Sea. As a result, weather extremes are less likely to occur than in the more inland parts of the country. In the winter months, the mercury can drop considerably here. During the coldest months of the year, the temperature here does not rise above freezing. In these months the precipitation will mainly come down as snow or sleet. The average temperatures here in the winter months are slightly higher than in the other parts of Estonia.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month water temperature
January -1℃ -5℃ 1 17 3℃
February -1℃ -6℃ 2 13 2℃
March 2℃ -4℃ 4 13 2℃
April 6℃ 0℃ 6 11 3℃
May 12℃ 5℃ 9 10 6℃
June 17℃ 10℃ 10 10 11℃
July 19℃ 13℃ 9 12 16℃
August 19℃ 13℃ 7 14 17℃
September 15℃ 10℃ 5 16 14℃
October 1℃ 6℃ 3 16 11℃
November 5℃ 1℃ 1 19 8℃
December 2℃ -3℃ 1 19 5℃

The weather in Kuressaare

Here you will find the weather forecast for Kuressaare. View the current weather in Kuressaare and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Kuressaare. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Kuressaare. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Kuressaare? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In January, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around -1 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is -5 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 1 hour per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 17 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around -1 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is -6 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 2 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 2 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is -4 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 4 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 13 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 6 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 0 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 6 hours per day. Within the whole month there is rainfall for about 11 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 12 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 5 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 10 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 17 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 10 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

The weather in July

In July, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 19 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 13 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 12 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in August

In the month of August, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 19 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 13 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 14 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in September

In September, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 15 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 10 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September in this destination is around 5 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in October

In October, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 1 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 6 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 3 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 16 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in November

In November, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 5 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 1 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 1 hour per day. Within the entire month there is precipitation for about 19 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in December

In December, the average maximum temperature in Kuressaare is around 2 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is -3 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 1 hour per day. Within the entire month there is precipitation for about 19 days. If you look at the long-term averages, that means that there will not be much precipitation this month.

Kuressaare, Estonia