The best times to visit Saransk for ideal weather are

May 7th 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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Weather in Saransk


Average temperatures in Saransk vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 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


Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Saransk are February, March, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid January with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of January 15th.

When can you find snow in Saransk? 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 Saransk is often around around February 12th 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.

Chanceof 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 17% 16 1.3
Feb 6% 21.9 0.7
Mar 8% 17.2 0.8
Apr 8% 4.8 0.7
May 10% 0 1.8
Jun 16% 0 3.5
Jul 13% 0 1.4
Aug 15% 0 2
Sep 19% 0 1.8
Oct 20% 2.1 1.8
Nov 13% 2.2 1.2
Dec 25% 3.6 2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 40.6 3.3
Feb 6 55.6 1.8
Mar 8 43.7 2
Apr 8 12.2 1.8
May 10 0 4.6
Jun 16 0 8.9
Jul 13 0 3.6
Aug 15 0 5.1
Sep 19 0 4.6
Oct 20 5.3 4.6
Nov 13 5.6 3
Dec 25 9.1 5.1


Humidity and Wind

Saransk has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. 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 17.7 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 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. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.4 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Feb 8.6 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Mar 9.1 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Apr 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
May 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Jul 6.2 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Aug 6 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 6.6 Light breeze 10.5 Significant breeze
Oct 9.1 Gentle breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Nov 8.4 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Dec 9.6 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant 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?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Saransk, Russia is May, followed by March and February. 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 Saransk 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 67.4 in December means 67.4% of the tourists vs. May.

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 far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Saransk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

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. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 6 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 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). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 2 to 8 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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