The best times to visit Rostov-on-Don for ideal weather are

April 30th to July 8th

or

August 20th to September 30th

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

 

 


Other Rostov-on-Don Travel Info

Weather in Rostov-on-Don

Temperature

Average temperatures in Rostov-on-Don vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 52nd 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 Rostov-on-Don, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 67.6°F (19.8°C) at night.

Rostov-on-Don Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Rostov-on-Don 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.

Rostov-on-Don Perceived Temperature (F)

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Rostov-on-Don Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Rostov-on-Don 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 30.6 25.9 21
Feb 32.9 27.4 21.8
Mar 45.2 38.1 31
Apr 60.5 51.7 42.1
May 74.5 64.8 54.4
Jun 83.1 73.2 62.2
Jul 87.4 77.5 66.4
Aug 87.4 76.6 64.8
Sep 74.2 64.3 54.6
Oct 58.4 50.2 41.9
Nov 46 39.9 33.7
Dec 35.5 31.2 26.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -0.8 -3.4 -6.1
Feb 0.5 -2.6 -5.7
Mar 7.3 3.4 -0.6
Apr 15.8 10.9 5.6
May 23.6 18.2 12.4
Jun 28.4 22.9 16.8
Jul 30.8 25.3 19.1
Aug 30.8 24.8 18.2
Sep 23.4 17.9 12.6
Oct 14.7 10.1 5.5
Nov 7.8 4.4 0.9
Dec 1.9 -0.4 -2.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Rostov-on-Don are August, February, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 24th.

When can you find snow in Rostov-on-Don? Weather stations report no annual snow. 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 Rostov-on-Don.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Rostov-on-Don (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 8% 0 0.9
Feb 1% 0 0.1
Mar 2% 0 0.2
Apr 6% 0 0.7
May 3% 0 0.3
Jun 4% 0 0.5
Jul 1% 0 0.1
Aug 0% 0 0
Sep 1% 0 0.2
Oct 4% 0 0.4
Nov 6% 0 0.7
Dec 12% 0 1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 8 0 2.3
Feb 1 0 0.3
Mar 2 0 0.5
Apr 6 0 1.8
May 3 0 0.8
Jun 4 0 1.3
Jul 1 0 0.3
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 1 0 0.5
Oct 4 0 1
Nov 6 0 1.8
Dec 12 0 2.5

 

Humidity and Wind

Rostov-on-Don has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is August (36.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (83.8%).

Wind in Rostov-on-Don is usually moderate. The windiest month is February, followed by March and January. February’s average wind speed of around 10.7 knots (12.4 MPH or 19.9 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 late March where average top sustained speeds reach 17.4 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Rostov-on-Don.

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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 9.9 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
Feb 10.7 Gentle breeze 15.8 Significant breeze
Mar 10.1 Gentle breeze 16.1 Significant breeze
Apr 8.9 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
May 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Jun 7.1 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jul 7.5 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Aug 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Sep 8.6 Gentle breeze 14.3 Significant breeze
Oct 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Nov 8.6 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Dec 9.8 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 82.9%
Feb 76.1%
Mar 66.3%
Apr 52.6%
May 52.6%
Jun 44.9%
Jul 41.2%
Aug 36.2%
Sep 51.3%
Oct 65.8%
Nov 75%
Dec 83.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Rostov-on-Don?

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 Rostov-on-Don, Russia is June, followed by July and May. 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 Rostov-on-Don in November. 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 47.5 in November means 47.5% of the tourists vs. June.

 

 

Overall Rostov-on-Don Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.5°F (26.4°C) and 38.2°F (3.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 0 to 1 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Rostov-on-Don, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 42.3°F (5.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 2 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 Rostov-on-Don to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 39.5°F (4.2°C) and 27.6°F (-2.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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