Winter usually begins in November (when snow falls) and is often long (snow cover usually lasts until April, and in the north of Perm Territory until May, which is approximately 170-190 days a year). By March, the snow thickness reaches 80-90 cm in the north of the region and 60-70 cm in the south. The average January temperature in the Perm Territory is −17 degrees Celsius. There are severe cold winters with strong winds. The absolute minimum temperature in the north of the region reaches −53 degrees Celsius. Winter hikes due to harsh conditions - severe frosts and winds - must be carefully prepared.
More favorable conditions await a tourist traveling in the Perm Territory in summer - it is moderately warm in the region. The warmest month is July. The average July temperature in the north-east of the region is +15, and in the south-west - +18.5 degrees Celsius. The absolute maximum temperature reaches +38 degrees Celsius.
You can swim from 30 days in the north to 100 days in the south of the region.
The Perm region is located on the eastern edge of the Russian Plain and on the western slope of the Middle and Northern Urals, at the junction of two parts of the world - Europe and Asia. Moreover, 99.8% of the region’s territory is located in Europe, and only 0.2% - in Asia. It borders in the south with the Republic of Bashkortostan, in the south-west and west - with the Udmurt Republic, in the west with the Kirov region, in the north with the Republic of Komi, in the east with the Sverdlovsk region. The Perm region also includes the Komi-Permyatsky District.
The Perm Territory covers an area of more than 160 thousand square kilometers (more than the entire territory of Greece), the region stretches 645 km from north to south, and 420 km from west to east. The Perm Territory covers about 1/5 of the territory of the Ural Economic Region.