The best times to visit Kursk for ideal weather are

May 7th 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.



Other Kursk Travel Info

Weather in Kursk


Average temperatures in Kursk vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 36th 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 Kursk, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 83.1°F (28.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 61°F (16.1°C) at night.

Kursk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Kursk 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.

Kursk Perceived Temperature (F)


Kursk Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Kursk 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 24.2 20.3 15.6
Feb 26.4 21.7 16.3
Mar 38.6 32.7 26.2
Apr 55.7 47.8 38.6
May 70.9 62.2 52.1
Jun 75.7 67.1 57
Jul 79.8 70.9 60.9
Aug 78.8 69.3 58.7
Sep 65.5 57.5 48.9
Oct 50.8 44.5 38.2
Nov 39.4 35.4 31.1
Dec 29.4 26.1 21.8

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -4.3 -6.5 -9.1
Feb -3.1 -5.7 -8.7
Mar 3.7 0.4 -3.2
Apr 13.2 8.8 3.7
May 21.6 16.8 11.2
Jun 24.3 19.5 13.9
Jul 26.6 21.6 16.1
Aug 26 20.7 14.8
Sep 18.6 14.2 9.4
Oct 10.4 6.9 3.4
Nov 4.1 1.9 -0.5
Dec -1.4 -3.3 -5.7



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kursk are August, April, 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 early to mid August. For example, on the week of August 6th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

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

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 24% 5.3 2
Feb 19% 7.1 1.5
Mar 18% 7 1.7
Apr 12% 4.2 1.3
May 15% 0 1.8
Jun 20% 0 2.8
Jul 23% 0 2.1
Aug 12% 0 2.3
Sep 19% 0 2.4
Oct 18% 1.2 1.9
Nov 19% 2.1 1.9
Dec 21% 3.1 2.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 24 13.5 5.1
Feb 19 18 3.8
Mar 18 17.8 4.3
Apr 12 10.7 3.3
May 15 0 4.6
Jun 20 0 7.1
Jul 23 0 5.3
Aug 12 0 5.8
Sep 19 0 6.1
Oct 18 3 4.8
Nov 19 5.3 4.8
Dec 21 7.9 6.4


Humidity and Wind

Kursk has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (46.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (81.5%).

Wind in Kursk is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by March and February. December’s average wind speed of around 6.1 knots (7 MPH or 11.2 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 11.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 5.6 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.8 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.9 Light breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
May 4.8 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 8.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.4 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.5 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.7 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.8 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.1 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 78.5%
Feb 73.6%
Mar 63.6%
Apr 47.7%
May 46.7%
Jun 51.2%
Jul 52.6%
Aug 47.9%
Sep 58.8%
Oct 68.5%
Nov 78%
Dec 81.5%


Is it Safe to Travel to Kursk?

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 Kursk, Russia is May, followed by March and February. 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 Kursk 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 67.4 in December means 67.4% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Kursk Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.4°F (24.1°C) and 32°F (0°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Kursk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 69.3°F (20.7°C) and 33.1°F (0.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 6 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 Kursk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 33.6°F (0.9°C) and 20.2°F (-6.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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