The best times to visit Novy Urengoy for ideal weather are

June 4th to August 19th

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



Other Novy Urengoy Travel Info

Weather in Novy Urengoy


Average temperatures in Novy Urengoy vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 27th 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 Novy Urengoy, 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 73.8°F (23.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.5°F (12.5°C) at night.

Novy Urengoy Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Novy Urengoy 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.

Novy Urengoy Perceived Temperature (F)


Novy Urengoy Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Novy Urengoy 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 -14.3 -21.1 -29.1
Feb -3.6 -10.3 -20.3
Mar 9.6 2.3 -8.8
Apr 27.6 21.2 10.8
May 37.4 32.2 24.6
Jun 63.4 55.3 44.4
Jul 68.5 60.6 50.5
Aug 59.1 51.7 42.6
Sep 45.2 39.8 33.2
Oct 24 19.2 11.9
Nov 9.5 3.4 -5.4
Dec 3.3 -3 -11.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -25.7 -29.5 -33.9
Feb -19.8 -23.5 -29.1
Mar -12.4 -16.5 -22.7
Apr -2.4 -6 -11.8
May 3 0.1 -4.1
Jun 17.4 12.9 6.9
Jul 20.3 15.9 10.3
Aug 15.1 10.9 5.9
Sep 7.3 4.3 0.7
Oct -4.4 -7.1 -11.2
Nov -12.5 -15.9 -20.8
Dec -15.9 -19.4 -24.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Novy Urengoy are February, December, and then January. 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 mid to late August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in Novy Urengoy? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around April, especially close to early to mid April. The best time to ski (if at all) in Novy Urengoy is often around around April 9th 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 Novy Urengoy.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 28 0.6
Feb 3% 35.9 0.5
Mar 8% 42.4 0.8
Apr 12% 43.7 0.9
May 8% 23.1 0.7
Jun 20% 6 4
Jul 21% 0 2.4
Aug 17% 0 1.4
Sep 27% 1 2.5
Oct 16% 5.1 1.6
Nov 10% 8.7 1
Dec 4% 15.5 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 71.1 1.5
Feb 3 91.2 1.3
Mar 8 107.7 2
Apr 12 111 2.3
May 8 58.7 1.8
Jun 20 15.2 10.2
Jul 21 0 6.1
Aug 17 0 3.6
Sep 27 2.5 6.4
Oct 16 13 4.1
Nov 10 22.1 2.5
Dec 4 39.4 2


Humidity and Wind

Novy Urengoy has some extremely humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is June (59.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (83.6%).

Wind in Novy Urengoy is usually moderate. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11 MPH or 17.8 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 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 7 Gentle breeze 9.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 8.8 Gentle breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Apr 9.1 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 9.6 Gentle breeze 13.2 Gentle breeze
Jun 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.4 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Sep 7.4 Gentle breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Oct 8.1 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
Nov 7.8 Gentle breeze 11.1 Gentle breeze
Dec 7.8 Gentle breeze 11.1 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 69.2%
Feb 76%
Mar 76%
Apr 76.4%
May 72.8%
Jun 59.3%
Jul 62.2%
Aug 68.2%
Sep 77.9%
Oct 83.6%
Nov 78.6%
Dec 77.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Novy Urengoy?

Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are very strong travel warnings for Russia; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Nov 29, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Novy Urengoy, 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 Novy Urengoy 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 62.7 in December means 62.7% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Novy Urengoy Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 48.3°F (9.1°C) and 5°F (-15°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Novy Urengoy, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 51.3°F (10.7°C) and 5.5°F (-14.7°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 Novy Urengoy to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 11.5°F (-11.4°C) and -17.8°F (-27.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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