The best times to visit Ulan-Ude for ideal weather are
May 28th 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.
Ulan-Ude Travel Guide
Weather in Ulan-Ude
Average temperatures in Ulan-Ude vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 43rd 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 Ulan-Ude, 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 82.4°F (28°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 56.5°F (13.6°C) at night.
Ulan-Ude Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Ulan-Ude Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Ulan-Ude Perceived Temperature (F)
Ulan-Ude Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Ulan-Ude 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ulan-Ude are February, March, 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 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 early August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Ulan-Ude? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid January. The best time to ski (if at all) in Ulan-Ude is often around around January 15th 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ulan-Ude.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ulan-Ude (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Ulan-Ude has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (33.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (64.9%).
Wind in Ulan-Ude is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and June. May’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (9 MPH or 14.4 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 17.5 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ulan-Ude.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||2.4||Barely noticeable||7.8||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||3.1||Barely noticeable||9.4||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||4.6||Light breeze||12.3||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||6.9||Light breeze||16.3||Significant breeze|
|May||7.8||Gentle breeze||17.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||6.7||Light breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||5.8||Light breeze||14||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||5.3||Light breeze||13.3||Significant breeze|
|Sep||5.3||Light breeze||13||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.3||Light breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||3.4||Barely noticeable||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||2.8||Barely noticeable||9.2||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Ulan-Ude?
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 Ulan-Ude, Russia is October, followed by August 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 Ulan-Ude in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Ulan-Ude Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 71.1°F (21.7°C) and 20.9°F (-6.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Ulan-Ude, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 67.2°F (19.6°C) and 15.4°F (-9.2°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 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 Ulan-Ude to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 20.9°F (-6.2°C) and -2.4°F (-19.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.