The best times to visit Baykalsk for ideal weather are
July 2nd to August 19th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Baykalsk Travel Guide
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Weather in Baykalsk
Average temperatures in Baykalsk vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 6th 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 Baykalsk, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 65.6°F (18.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 48.9°F (9.4°C) at night.
Baykalsk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Baykalsk Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Baykalsk Perceived Temperature (F)
Baykalsk Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Baykalsk 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Baykalsk are February, January, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid April with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of April 9th.
When can you find snow in Baykalsk? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Baykalsk is often around around March 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.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Baykalsk.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Baykalsk (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Baykalsk has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (55.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (75.6%).
Wind in Baykalsk is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by August and March. May’s average wind speed of around 2.9 knots (3.3 MPH or 5.3 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late May to early June where average top sustained speeds reach 7.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Baykalsk.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||1.9||Barely noticeable||3.8||Barely noticeable|
|Feb||2.4||Barely noticeable||4.3||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.8||Barely noticeable||4.9||Barely noticeable|
|Apr||2.8||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
|May||2.9||Barely noticeable||5.3||Barely noticeable|
|Jun||2.7||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.5||Barely noticeable||4.7||Barely noticeable|
|Aug||2.8||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.7||Barely noticeable||4.9||Barely noticeable|
|Oct||2.6||Barely noticeable||4.7||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.2||Barely noticeable||4||Barely noticeable|
|Dec||2.1||Barely noticeable||4||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Baykalsk?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Baykalsk, Russia is October, followed by August and May. 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 Baykalsk in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Baykalsk Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 52.4°F (11.3°C) and 17.8°F (-7.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 11 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 cold weather with high temperatures that are brisk. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Baykalsk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 54.5°F (12.5°C) and 17.7°F (-7.9°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 8 to 9 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Baykalsk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 19.4°F (-7°C) and 9.1°F (-12.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.