The best times to visit Saransk 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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Saransk Travel Guide

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


    Average temperatures in Saransk 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 Saransk, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 79.3°F (26.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 58.3°F (14.6°C) at night.

    Saransk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Saransk 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.

    Saransk Perceived Temperature (F)


    Saransk Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Saransk 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 18.3 13.8 7.6
    Feb 25.2 19.5 13
    Mar 30.4 24.2 16.7
    Apr 52.6 44.1 35.1
    May 71.6 61.2 49.4
    Jun 74.5 65.2 54.1
    Jul 76.6 66.8 55.8
    Aug 74.3 64.7 54.8
    Sep 64.1 54.6 45.3
    Oct 45.4 39.7 33.8
    Nov 35 31.2 26.6
    Dec 26.2 22.2 17

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan -7.6 -10.1 -13.6
    Feb -3.8 -6.9 -10.6
    Mar -0.9 -4.3 -8.5
    Apr 11.4 6.7 1.7
    May 22 16.2 9.7
    Jun 23.6 18.4 12.3
    Jul 24.8 19.3 13.2
    Aug 23.5 18.2 12.7
    Sep 17.8 12.6 7.4
    Oct 7.4 4.3 1
    Nov 1.7 -0.4 -3
    Dec -3.2 -5.4 -8.3

    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 Saransk.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 61.4 16 0.04
    Feb 44.3 21.9 0.02
    Mar 28.6 17.2 0.02
    Apr 30 4.8 0.02
    May 21.4 0 0.06
    Jun 25.7 0 0.12
    Jul 27.1 0 0.05
    Aug 34.3 0 0.07
    Sep 35.7 0 0.06
    Oct 48.6 2.1 0.06
    Nov 45.7 2.2 0.04
    Dec 67.1 3.6 0.06

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 61.4 40.6 0.1
    Feb 44.3 55.6 0.05
    Mar 28.6 43.7 0.05
    Apr 30 12.2 0.05
    May 21.4 0 0.15
    Jun 25.7 0 0.3
    Jul 27.1 0 0.13
    Aug 34.3 0 0.18
    Sep 35.7 0 0.15
    Oct 48.6 5.3 0.15
    Nov 45.7 5.6 0.1
    Dec 67.1 9.1 0.15


    Humidity and Wind

    Saransk has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is May (49.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82.7%).

    Wind in Saransk is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by March and October. December’s average wind speed of around 9.6 knots (11 MPH or 17.8 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 15.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    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 8.4 a gentle breeze 11.8 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8.6 a gentle breeze 12.8 a moderate breeze
    Mar 9.1 a gentle breeze 13.5 a moderate breeze
    Apr 8.2 a gentle breeze 12.8 a moderate breeze
    May 7.8 a gentle breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Jun 6.7 a light breeze 11.2 a moderate breeze
    Jul 6.2 a light breeze 10.5 a moderate breeze
    Aug 6 a light breeze 9.6 a gentle breeze
    Sep 6.6 a light breeze 10.5 a moderate breeze
    Oct 9.1 a gentle breeze 12.7 a moderate breeze
    Nov 8.4 a gentle breeze 12.1 a moderate breeze
    Dec 9.6 a gentle breeze 13.2 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 78.8
    Feb 75
    Mar 71.9
    Apr 60.5
    May 49.1
    Jun 59.6
    Jul 59.8
    Aug 66
    Sep 68.9
    Oct 75.6
    Nov 82.7
    Dec 81.1


    Is it Safe to Travel to Saransk?

    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 Saransk 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 25.1°F (-3.8°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 Saransk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 66.7°F (19.3°C) and 28.2°F (-2.1°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 Saransk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 30.6°F (-0.8°C) and 6.3°F (-14.3°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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