The best times to visit Penza for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 9th

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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Penza Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Penza


    Average temperatures in Penza vary drastically and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 70 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Penza, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid-August where highs are regularly around 82.8°F (28.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 57.4°F (14.1°C) at night.

    Penza Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Penza 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.

    Penza Perceived Temperature (F)


    Penza Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Penza 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 19.8 14.3 7.4
    Feb 21.3 14.8 6.6
    Mar 33.9 27 18.3
    Apr 54.6 45.2 34
    May 72 61.6 48
    Jun 76.4 66.8 53.7
    Jul 81.5 71.1 57.9
    Aug 78.8 68.2 55.4
    Sep 65.8 56.3 45.7
    Oct 49.9 42.8 35.1
    Nov 36.5 31.8 26.4
    Dec 26.3 21.8 16.3

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan -6.8 -9.8 -13.7
    Feb -5.9 -9.6 -14.1
    Mar 1.1 -2.8 -7.6
    Apr 12.6 7.3 1.1
    May 22.2 16.4 8.9
    Jun 24.7 19.3 12.1
    Jul 27.5 21.7 14.4
    Aug 26 20.1 13
    Sep 18.8 13.5 7.6
    Oct 9.9 6 1.7
    Nov 2.5 -0.1 -3.1
    Dec -3.2 -5.7 -8.7

    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 Penza.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 30 10.6 0.03
    Feb 17.1 14.3 0.02
    Mar 15.7 11 0.02
    Apr 12.9 1.6 0.01
    May 7.1 0 0.02
    Jun 17.1 0 0.06
    Jul 10 0 0.01
    Aug 14.3 0 0.05
    Sep 21.4 0 0.05
    Oct 24.3 1 0.05
    Nov 34.3 3 0.04
    Dec 40 2.7 0.04

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 30 26.9 0.08
    Feb 17.1 36.3 0.05
    Mar 15.7 27.9 0.05
    Apr 12.9 4.1 0.03
    May 7.1 0 0.05
    Jun 17.1 0 0.15
    Jul 10 0 0.03
    Aug 14.3 0 0.13
    Sep 21.4 0 0.13
    Oct 24.3 2.5 0.13
    Nov 34.3 7.6 0.1
    Dec 40 6.9 0.1


    Humidity and Wind

    Penza has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is May (44.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (77.9%).

    Wind in Penza is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and November. February’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.9 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 6.6 a light breeze 10.9 a gentle breeze
    Feb 7.5 a gentle breeze 11.9 a moderate breeze
    Mar 7.4 a gentle breeze 12.2 a gentle breeze
    Apr 7.2 a gentle breeze 13.2 a moderate breeze
    May 7.1 a gentle breeze 13.2 a gentle breeze
    Jun 6.2 a light breeze 11.9 a moderate breeze
    Jul 5.4 a light breeze 11.2 a gentle breeze
    Aug 5.3 a light breeze 10.5 a gentle breeze
    Sep 6.1 a light breeze 11.1 a gentle breeze
    Oct 6.8 a light breeze 11.8 a moderate breeze
    Nov 7.2 a gentle breeze 11.7 a gentle breeze
    Dec 7 a gentle breeze 11.2 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 75.7
    Feb 70.5
    Mar 67.7
    Apr 49.5
    May 44.8
    Jun 52
    Jul 52.2
    Aug 52.9
    Sep 60.8
    Oct 65.8
    Nov 77.9
    Dec 77.7


    Is it Safe to Travel to Penza?

    As of 5/8/2017 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.

    Overall Penza Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.1°F (23.9°C) and 27.6°F (-2.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported 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. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Penza, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 70.5°F (21.4°C) and 31°F (-0.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is far too cold this time of year in Penza to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 31.1°F (-0.5°C) and 15.8°F (-9°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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