The best times to visit Vladivostok for ideal weather are
June 4th to September 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Vladivostok Travel Guide
Weather in Vladivostok
Average temperatures in Vladivostok 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 51st 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 Vladivostok, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 78.3°F (25.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.4°F (19.1°C) at night.
Vladivostok Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Vladivostok 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.
Vladivostok Perceived Temperature (F)
Vladivostok Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Vladivostok 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 Vladivostok are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.
When can you find snow in Vladivostok? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to mid October. The best time to ski (if at all) in Vladivostok is often around around October 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 Vladivostok.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Vladivostok (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
Vladivostok has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is February (42.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (82.5%).
Wind in Vladivostok is usually moderate. The windiest month is December, followed by November and October. December’s average wind speed of around 9.8 knots (11.3 MPH or 18.2 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 early to mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 20.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Vladivostok.
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||9.1||Gentle breeze||16.7||Significant breeze|
|Feb||8.8||Gentle breeze||16.8||Significant breeze|
|Mar||8.8||Gentle breeze||16.9||Significant breeze|
|Apr||8.9||Gentle breeze||16.7||Significant breeze|
|May||8.6||Gentle breeze||16.6||Significant breeze|
|Jun||8.2||Gentle breeze||14.6||Significant breeze|
|Jul||8.7||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||8.4||Gentle breeze||14.4||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.2||Gentle breeze||14.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||9.4||Gentle breeze||16.6||Significant breeze|
|Nov||9.8||Gentle breeze||17||Significant breeze|
|Dec||9.8||Gentle breeze||17.4||Strong breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Vladivostok?
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 Vladivostok, Russia is April, followed by March and September. 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 Vladivostok in July. 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 Vladivostok Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 63.6°F (17.6°C) and 29.2°F (-1.6°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 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 the most precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Vladivostok, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 29.6°F (-1.3°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 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 Vladivostok to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 29.2°F (-1.6°C) and 11.5°F (-11.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.