The best times to visit Cherkessk for ideal weather are

April 30th 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 Cherkessk


Average temperatures in Cherkessk vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Cherkessk, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 86.7°F (30.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 62.4°F (16.9°C) at night.

Cherkessk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Cherkessk Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Cherkessk Perceived Temperature (F)


Cherkessk Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Cherkessk 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 35.3 28.2 21
Feb 40.7 32.7 25.6
Mar 50.7 40.9 32.2
Apr 59.1 50.3 40.7
May 74 64.2 53.2
Jun 79 68.5 57.3
Jul 83.7 73 61.5
Aug 84.5 72.8 61
Sep 72.2 62.2 52.4
Oct 62.1 50.4 40.1
Nov 49.7 40.4 32.4
Dec 38.8 31.3 24

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.8 -2.1 -6.1
Feb 4.8 0.4 -3.6
Mar 10.4 4.9 0.1
Apr 15.1 10.2 4.8
May 23.3 17.9 11.8
Jun 26.1 20.3 14.1
Jul 28.7 22.8 16.4
Aug 29.2 22.7 16.1
Sep 22.3 16.8 11.3
Oct 16.7 10.2 4.5
Nov 9.8 4.7 0.2
Dec 3.8 -0.4 -4.4

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Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Cherkessk are February, January, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late April with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Cherkessk? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around October, especially close to late October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Cherkessk is often around around December 17th 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 Cherkessk.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 7% 2.4 0.9
Feb 6% 2.6 0.5
Mar 13% 0.5 1.7
Apr 26% 0 2.9
May 21% 0 3.6
Jun 20% 0 2.2
Jul 21% 0 3.2
Aug 8% 0 1.4
Sep 20% 0 2.4
Oct 9% 5 1.3
Nov 11% 0.4 1.3
Dec 9% 1.7 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 7 6.1 2.3
Feb 6 6.6 1.3
Mar 13 1.3 4.3
Apr 26 0 7.4
May 21 0 9.1
Jun 20 0 5.6
Jul 21 0 8.1
Aug 8 0 3.6
Sep 20 0 6.1
Oct 9 12.7 3.3
Nov 11 1 3.3
Dec 9 4.3 2


Humidity and Wind

Cherkessk has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is July (48.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (76.8%).

Wind in Cherkessk is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.5 MPH or 10.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 11.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 4.3 Light breeze 7.1 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.6 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.1 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
May 4.4 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 4 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.5 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Sep 4.2 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 4 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.5 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.7 Light breeze 7.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76.8%
Feb 74.8%
Mar 63%
Apr 58.5%
May 60.1%
Jun 53.3%
Jul 48.9%
Aug 50.5%
Sep 60.1%
Oct 67.3%
Nov 73.9%
Dec 73.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Cherkessk?

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 Cherkessk, Russia is June, followed by July 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 Cherkessk in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 47.5 in November means 47.5% of the tourists vs. June.

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Overall Cherkessk Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77.7°F (25.4°C) and 46°F (7.8°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 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 3 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Cherkessk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.4°F (25.2°C) and 46.1°F (7.8°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 Cherkessk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 46°F (7.8°C) and 32.3°F (0.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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