The best times to visit Western Siberia for ideal weather are

June 4th to August 26th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Western Siberia Travel Info

Weather in Western Siberia


Average temperatures in Western Siberia vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 23rd 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 Western Siberia, 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 81.1°F (27.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 53.7°F (12.1°C) at night.

Western Siberia Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Western Siberia 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.

Western Siberia Perceived Temperature (F)


Western Siberia Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Western Siberia 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 2.2 -5.1 -14.8
Feb 7 -3 -15.3
Mar 27.4 15.7 0.6
Apr 44.3 34.3 23.3
May 54.8 44.5 33
Jun 73.3 61.5 46.7
Jul 77.8 65.8 52.4
Aug 68 57.5 46.7
Sep 53.5 45.2 37.7
Oct 35.1 29.5 23
Nov 16.8 10.3 2.2
Dec 9.8 4.3 -4.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -16.6 -20.6 -26
Feb -13.9 -19.4 -26.3
Mar -2.6 -9.1 -17.4
Apr 6.8 1.3 -4.8
May 12.7 6.9 0.6
Jun 22.9 16.4 8.2
Jul 25.4 18.8 11.3
Aug 20 14.2 8.2
Sep 11.9 7.3 3.2
Oct 1.7 -1.4 -5
Nov -8.4 -12.1 -16.6
Dec -12.3 -15.4 -20.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Western Siberia are February, June, and then March. 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 late October to early November with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of October 29th.

When can you find snow in Western Siberia? Weather stations report far greater snow than most tourist destinations snow through most of the year likely to be deepest around March, especially close to late May to early June. The best time to ski (if at all) in Western Siberia is often around around May 28th 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.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Western Siberia.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 23% 27.7 1.7
Feb 11% 32.4 1.1
Mar 18% 33.1 1.8
Apr 22% 19.4 1.8
May 28% 3.5 2.4
Jun 16% 0 1.4
Jul 19% 0 2.3
Aug 27% 0 3
Sep 31% 0 3.7
Oct 37% 4 2.8
Nov 21% 9.8 1.8
Dec 22% 17.7 1.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 23 70.4 4.3
Feb 11 82.3 2.8
Mar 18 84.1 4.6
Apr 22 49.3 4.6
May 28 8.9 6.1
Jun 16 0 3.6
Jul 19 0 5.8
Aug 27 0 7.6
Sep 31 0 9.4
Oct 37 10.2 7.1
Nov 21 24.9 4.6
Dec 22 45 4.8


Humidity and Wind

Western Siberia has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is May (56% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (78%).

Wind in Western Siberia is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and October. April’s average wind speed of around 5.6 knots (6.4 MPH or 10.3 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 10.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.2 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Feb 4 Light breeze 7.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 4.9 Light breeze 8.2 Light breeze
Apr 5.6 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 9.6 Light breeze
Jun 4.2 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Aug 4.3 Light breeze 7.4 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 7.5 Light breeze
Oct 5.4 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.7 Light breeze 6.9 Light breeze
Dec 4.7 Light breeze 7.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 73%
Feb 70.6%
Mar 67.1%
Apr 58.9%
May 56%
Jun 56.7%
Jul 65.2%
Aug 74.3%
Sep 75.8%
Oct 78%
Nov 78%
Dec 77.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Western Siberia?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Western Siberia, Russia is May, followed by February and March. 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 Western Siberia 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 62.7 in December means 62.7% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Western Siberia Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 60.4°F (15.8°C) and 17.8°F (-7.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Western Siberia, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 59.8°F (15.4°C) and 10.3°F (-12.1°C), which will feel very chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 11 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 Western Siberia to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 17.8°F (-7.9°C) and -3.9°F (-19.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 3 to 7 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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