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.

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Weather in Ulan-Ude

Temperature

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)

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Ulan-Ude 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.

Ulan-Ude Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ulan-Ude Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan -0.1 -12.4 -23.9
Feb 11.1 -3.9 -18.9
Mar 31.4 17.7 2.8
Apr 51.5 38.6 23.6
May 64.1 50.9 35.2
Jun 76.7 64.2 49.7
Jul 81.5 69.1 55.6
Aug 75.8 63.4 50.1
Sep 62.4 49.6 36.3
Oct 45.2 32.8 20.3
Nov 23 11.7 0.1
Dec 5.3 -5.5 -16.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -17.8 -24.7 -31.1
Feb -11.6 -19.9 -28.3
Mar -0.3 -7.9 -16.2
Apr 10.8 3.7 -4.7
May 17.8 10.5 1.8
Jun 24.8 17.9 9.8
Jul 27.5 20.6 13.1
Aug 24.3 17.4 10.1
Sep 16.9 9.8 2.4
Oct 7.3 0.4 -6.5
Nov -5 -11.3 -17.7
Dec -14.8 -20.8 -27


 

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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ulan-Ude.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ulan-Ude (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 1% 5.3 0.2
Feb 0% 4.6 0.1
Mar 1% 2.8 0.1
Apr 2% 2.2 0.2
May 9% 1.4 0.9
Jun 15% 0 2
Jul 17% 0 2.2
Aug 13% 0 1.8
Sep 7% 3.1 0.9
Oct 2% 0.7 0.2
Nov 4% 1.7 0.4
Dec 5% 4 0.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 13.5 0.5
Feb 0 11.7 0.3
Mar 1 7.1 0.3
Apr 2 5.6 0.5
May 9 3.6 2.3
Jun 15 0 5.1
Jul 17 0 5.6
Aug 13 0 4.6
Sep 7 7.9 2.3
Oct 2 1.8 0.5
Nov 4 4.3 1
Dec 5 10.2 2

 

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.

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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 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
Jan 59.4%
Feb 57.1%
Mar 51.2%
Apr 34.8%
May 33.8%
Jun 42.2%
Jul 47.9%
Aug 52.9%
Sep 50.5%
Oct 52.6%
Nov 64.9%
Dec 63.9%

 

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

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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 42.4 in February means 42.4% of the tourists vs. October.


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.

 

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