The best times to visit Krasnoyarsk for ideal weather are

June 4th to September 2nd

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 Krasnoyarsk

Temperature

Average temperatures in Krasnoyarsk vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th 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 Krasnoyarsk, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 78.4°F (25.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.6°F (13.7°C) at night.

Krasnoyarsk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Krasnoyarsk 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.

Krasnoyarsk Perceived Temperature (F)

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Krasnoyarsk Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Krasnoyarsk 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 8 1.9 -6.3
Feb 13.1 5.4 -3.6
Mar 32.3 23.6 13.5
Apr 50.3 40.7 29.8
May 59 49.2 37.7
Jun 73.3 62.7 50.3
Jul 76 66.1 55.3
Aug 69.6 60 50.5
Sep 57.8 48.1 38.9
Oct 43.2 36.3 28.6
Nov 26 20.7 13
Dec 11.9 5.9 -2.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -13.3 -16.7 -21.3
Feb -10.5 -14.8 -19.8
Mar 0.2 -4.7 -10.3
Apr 10.2 4.8 -1.2
May 15 9.6 3.2
Jun 22.9 17.1 10.2
Jul 24.4 18.9 12.9
Aug 20.9 15.6 10.3
Sep 14.3 8.9 3.8
Oct 6.2 2.4 -1.9
Nov -3.3 -6.3 -10.6
Dec -11.2 -14.5 -19.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Krasnoyarsk are January, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid January. For example, on the week of January 8th 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 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.

When can you find snow in Krasnoyarsk? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Krasnoyarsk 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 Krasnoyarsk.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Krasnoyarsk (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 6% 9.5 0.6
Feb 7% 10 0.6
Mar 12% 8.8 0.9
Apr 11% 4.5 1.2
May 20% 0.8 2
Jun 21% 0 3.3
Jul 27% 0 3.1
Aug 30% 0 3.6
Sep 19% 0 1.6
Oct 21% 2 1.8
Nov 23% 4.2 1.9
Dec 12% 8.6 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 6 24.1 1.5
Feb 7 25.4 1.5
Mar 12 22.4 2.3
Apr 11 11.4 3
May 20 2 5.1
Jun 21 0 8.4
Jul 27 0 7.9
Aug 30 0 9.1
Sep 19 0 4.1
Oct 21 5.1 4.6
Nov 23 10.7 4.8
Dec 12 21.8 3.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Krasnoyarsk has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is April (44.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.3%).

Wind in Krasnoyarsk is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and November. April’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 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 to late November where average top sustained speeds reach 8.6 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 3.9 Barely noticeable 7.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 4 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.6 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
May 4.3 Light breeze 7.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.4 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Jul 3 Barely noticeable 5.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.2 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Nov 4.4 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 62.9%
Feb 59.9%
Mar 53.3%
Apr 44.1%
May 46.2%
Jun 53.4%
Jul 62.3%
Aug 70.3%
Sep 66.8%
Oct 64.9%
Nov 66.8%
Dec 65%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Krasnoyarsk?

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 Krasnoyarsk, Russia is May, followed by February and March. 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 Krasnoyarsk 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

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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 62.7 in December means 62.7% of the tourists vs. May.

 

 

Overall Krasnoyarsk Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 22.8°F (-5.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Krasnoyarsk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 62.7°F (17.1°C) and 18.4°F (-7.6°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 7 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 Krasnoyarsk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 22.8°F (-5.1°C) and 4.6°F (-15.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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