Afipsky Heliport

URKF · Krasnodarskiy, Russia

Climate Afipsky Heliport 2020-2024

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Krasnodar Pashkovsky International Airport (URKK) between 2020 and 2024.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 62.8 68 79 58 71 49
February 67.4 80 56 68 70 77
March 75.6 76 74 67 77 86
April 88.5 96 85 85 72 97
May 90.0 95 80 84 94 93
June 96.6 100 93 96 93 98
July 97.5 97 99 98 96
August 98.0 100 98 96 99
September 95.7 99 96 93 97
October 86.8 99 88 83 91
November 68.0 80 62 77 65
December 71.1 71 81 71 68
Average 85.4 87.7 85.9 83.9 84.8 87.2

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 8 km or more and a ceiling of 3,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 82.0 84 87 78 80 77
February 86.5 97 86 89 81 91
March 93.2 92 93 94 92 97
April 97.1 100 96 97 92 99
May 96.4 99 89 97 99 97
June 99.0 100 98 99 99 100
July 99.1 99 100 100 99
August 99.2 100 99 98 100
September 98.2 100 99 97 100
October 93.4 99 96 94 95
November 82.8 94 76 89 83
December 83.4 86 97 84 79
Average 93.9 96.1 94.5 94.2 93.2 94.2

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met: visibility of 5 km or more and a ceiling of 1,000 ft or more. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 5.2 5 7 5 6 5
February 6.7 10 5 9 4 8
March 11.3 12 13 6 9 15
April 18.3 23 17 19 15 17
May 22.3 22 21 20 23 22
June 28.5 31 27 28 26 29
July 30.6 30 29 33 31
August 31.6 34 32 31 31
September 25.8 28 25 22 29
October 19.3 21 18 16 23
November 11.4 15 12 13 10
December 7.8 10 8 9 6
Average 18.1 17.1 18.9 17.9 17.3 18.7

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January -3.7 -3 -4 -2 -3 -1
February -2.8 2 -3 1 -4 0
March 1.8 2 4 -1 0 3
April 6.2 10 8 7 6 2
May 11.2 10 11 9 12 10
June 16.5 17 16 17 17 17
July 18.4 18 18 19 19
August 18.8 20 21 21 16
September 13.3 13 13 12 14
October 7.5 7 7 6 10
November 2.7 7 4 3 2
December 0.8 3 0 2 -1
Average 7.6 6.2 8.3 8.0 7.5 7.6

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 28.4 33 8 41 21 25
February 24.7 9 29 21 44 22
March 18.1 10 19 31 19 6
April 10.4 1 20 9 22 4
May 9.0 4 9 10 8 9
June 3.5 0 3 8 5 3
July 2.9 5 1 3 2
August 1.9 0 1 5 1
September 4.5 2 7 7 2
October 8.0 3 16 9 5
November 15.8 31 9 7 13
December 21.2 27 14 24 15
Average 10.9 8.0 11.5 12.6 12.9 7.6

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 7.6 8 6 8 6 7
February 9.4 11 11 8 9 10
March 9.3 8 9 11 10 9
April 8.6 9 9 10 7 8
May 7.8 9 7 9 8 9
June 7.2 7 8 7 7 6
July 7.1 8 7 8 6
August 7.9 8 7 6 7
September 7.7 8 7 8 6
October 7.3 8 8 9 6
November 7.6 10 8 7 6
December 7.4 10 9 7 8
Average 7.9 8.5 8.2 8.2 7.7 7.3

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 197° 094° 231° 130° 250°
February 179° 233° 223° 269° 219°
March 094° 239° 050° 241° 078°
April 185° 170° 226° 238° 283°
May 077° 065° 242° 228° 231°
June 235° 039° 060° 216° 114°
July 252° 207° 090° 052°
August 063° 089° 151° 067°
September 071° 239° 086° 063°
October 225° 257° 074° 086°
November 218° 088° 090° 045°
December 201° 077° 192° 066°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.