The best times to visit Minsk for ideal weather are
May 14th to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Minsk Travel Guide
Other Minsk Travel Info
Weather in Minsk
Average temperatures in Minsk vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most 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 Minsk, 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 79.2°F (26.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.7°F (15.4°C) at night.
Minsk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Minsk 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.
Minsk Perceived Temperature (F)
Minsk Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Minsk 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 Minsk are April, September, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late April. For example, on the week of April 23rd there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 18th.
When can you find snow in Minsk? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to late February and early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Minsk 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 Minsk.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Minsk (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
Minsk has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (50.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (84.7%).
Wind in Minsk is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by January and December. March’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle 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 13 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Minsk.
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||7.4||Gentle breeze||11||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.5||Light breeze||9.9||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||7.4||Gentle breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
|Apr||7||Gentle breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|May||6.6||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.6||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||6.4||Light breeze||10.9||Significant breeze|
|Aug||6||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||6.3||Light breeze||10.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||6.2||Light breeze||10||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||6.8||Light breeze||10.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||7.3||Gentle breeze||10.6||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Minsk?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Belarus; exercise normal security precautions. 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 Minsk, Belarus is February, followed by December and July. 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 Minsk in May. 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 Minsk Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.7°F (21.5°C) and 35.1°F (1.7°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 9 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 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 Minsk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 67°F (19.4°C) and 33.7°F (0.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 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 Minsk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 35.1°F (1.7°C) and 22.8°F (-5.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.