The best times to visit Balakovo for ideal weather are

April 23rd to September 23rd

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

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Weather in Balakovo

Temperature

Average temperatures in Balakovo vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 49th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Balakovo, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid August where highs are regularly around 87.4°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.2°F (16.8°C) at night.

Balakovo Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Balakovo Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Balakovo Perceived Temperature (F)

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Balakovo Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Balakovo Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 17.5 11.8 3.5
Feb 18.4 11.4 2.3
Mar 31.9 25.1 16.5
Apr 58.4 48.1 36.5
May 77.1 65.3 50
Jun 80.5 69.8 56.4
Jul 82.6 71.4 57.6
Aug 82.5 71.4 59.1
Sep 66.6 56.2 45.3
Oct 49.7 42.6 34.9
Nov 37.8 32.8 27.1
Dec 27 22.4 16.1

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -8.1 -11.2 -15.8
Feb -7.6 -11.4 -16.5
Mar -0.1 -3.8 -8.6
Apr 14.7 8.9 2.5
May 25.1 18.5 10
Jun 26.9 21 13.6
Jul 28.1 21.9 14.2
Aug 28.1 21.9 15.1
Sep 19.2 13.4 7.4
Oct 9.8 5.9 1.6
Nov 3.2 0.4 -2.7
Dec -2.8 -5.3 -8.8


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Balakovo are February, March, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid February. For example, on the week of February 19th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Balakovo? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Balakovo is often around around February 12th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Balakovo.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Balakovo (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 9.4 0.9
Feb 5% 12.3 0.4
Mar 6% 8.4 0.5
Apr 11% 4 0.8
May 7% 0 0.7
Jun 10% 0 1.3
Jul 9% 0 1.8
Aug 8% 0 0.9
Sep 12% 0 1.4
Oct 14% 0.5 1.7
Nov 13% 1.3 1.4
Dec 19% 3.4 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 23.9 2.3
Feb 5 31.2 1
Mar 6 21.3 1.3
Apr 11 10.2 2
May 7 0 1.8
Jun 10 0 3.3
Jul 9 0 4.6
Aug 8 0 2.3
Sep 12 0 3.6
Oct 14 1.3 4.3
Nov 13 3.3 3.6
Dec 19 8.6 3.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Balakovo has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (37.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (77%).

Wind in Balakovo is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and December. March’s average wind speed of around 7.7 knots (8.8 MPH or 14.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Balakovo.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.9 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 7 Gentle breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Mar 7.7 Gentle breeze 11.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
May 6.5 Light breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.8 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 11 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.4 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.9 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.1 Gentle breeze 10.7 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.4 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 7.2 Gentle breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73.5%
Feb 70.9%
Mar 70%
Apr 50.3%
May 37.6%
Jun 42.4%
Jul 41.8%
Aug 46.5%
Sep 55.3%
Oct 62.5%
Nov 76%
Dec 77%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Balakovo?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 there are travel warnings and regional advisories for Russia; exercise a high degree of caution and avoid some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Balakovo, Russia is August, followed by June and July. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Balakovo in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 50.1 in January means 50.1% of the tourists vs. August.


Overall Balakovo Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 80.9°F (27.2°C) and 24.3°F (-4.3°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with about 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Balakovo, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 31.2°F (-0.4°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 4 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Balakovo to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 31.9°F (-0.1°C) and 7°F (-13.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 6 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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