The best times to visit Derbent for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 24th


September 3rd to November 4th

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



Other Derbent Travel Info

Weather in Derbent


Average temperatures in Derbent vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 53rd 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 Derbent, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 87.5°F (30.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.7°F (23.2°C) at night.

Derbent Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Derbent 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.

Derbent Perceived Temperature (F)


Derbent Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Derbent 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 41.6 37.9 34
Feb 40.1 36.3 32.3
Mar 47.5 42.5 37.7
Apr 57.8 51.6 45.9
May 70.6 64.5 58.2
Jun 81.8 75 67.4
Jul 86.2 79.8 73
Aug 85.7 78.9 71.8
Sep 76.4 70.2 64.1
Oct 64.4 59.4 54.3
Nov 53.8 49.4 44.8
Dec 47.4 43.1 38.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 5.3 3.3 1.1
Feb 4.5 2.4 0.2
Mar 8.6 5.8 3.2
Apr 14.3 10.9 7.7
May 21.4 18.1 14.6
Jun 27.7 23.9 19.7
Jul 30.1 26.6 22.8
Aug 29.8 26.1 22.1
Sep 24.7 21.2 17.8
Oct 18 15.2 12.4
Nov 12.1 9.7 7.1
Dec 8.6 6.2 3.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Derbent are August, July, 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 January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 22nd.

When can you find snow in Derbent? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Derbent 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 8% 2 0.7
Feb 8% 3.5 0.9
Mar 4% 0.5 0.4
Apr 4% 0 0.3
May 4% 0 0.3
Jun 4% 0 0.5
Jul 2% 0 0.2
Aug 2% 0 0.2
Sep 6% 0 1.2
Oct 7% 0 1.8
Nov 10% 0.4 0.9
Dec 10% 4.4 1.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 5.1 1.8
Feb 8 8.9 2.3
Mar 4 1.3 1
Apr 4 0 0.8
May 4 0 0.8
Jun 4 0 1.3
Jul 2 0 0.5
Aug 2 0 0.5
Sep 6 0 3
Oct 7 0 4.6
Nov 10 1 2.3
Dec 10 11.2 3.8


Humidity and Wind

Derbent has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is July (56.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (77%).

Wind in Derbent is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 4.5 knots (5.2 MPH or 8.3 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 early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.1 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.5 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.2 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.8 Light breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.1 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.2 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 76%
Feb 77%
Mar 72.6%
Apr 66.7%
May 65.8%
Jun 56.9%
Jul 56.3%
Aug 57.4%
Sep 63.6%
Oct 71.9%
Nov 71.7%
Dec 72.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Derbent?

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 Derbent, Russia is July, followed by February and June. 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 Derbent in December. 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 41.7 in December means 41.7% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Derbent Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76°F (24.4°C) and 43.6°F (6.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with roughly 1 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with about 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Derbent, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80°F (26.7°C) and 50.9°F (10.5°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 3 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Derbent to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 36.8°F (2.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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