The best times to visit Yakutsk for ideal weather are

May 21st 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.

 

 


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Weather in Yakutsk

Temperature

Average temperatures in Yakutsk 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 42nd 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 Yakutsk, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid July where highs are regularly around 80.6°F (27°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 54.4°F (12.4°C) at night.

Yakutsk Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Yakutsk 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.

Yakutsk Perceived Temperature (F)

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Yakutsk Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Yakutsk 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 -28.9 -33.7 -39.6
Feb -19.7 -27.8 -36.5
Mar 12.3 0.1 -14.8
Apr 36.8 26.2 11.7
May 58.8 48.7 34.6
Jun 73.8 63.7 49.1
Jul 77.9 67.8 54.1
Aug 71.8 61 47.9
Sep 52.5 42.7 31.6
Oct 27.8 20.8 12.3
Nov -8.8 -15.1 -22.4
Dec -28 -32.1 -37.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -33.8 -36.5 -39.8
Feb -28.7 -33.2 -38.1
Mar -10.9 -17.7 -26
Apr 2.7 -3.2 -11.3
May 14.9 9.3 1.4
Jun 23.2 17.6 9.5
Jul 25.5 19.9 12.3
Aug 22.1 16.1 8.8
Sep 11.4 5.9 -0.2
Oct -2.3 -6.2 -10.9
Nov -22.7 -26.2 -30.2
Dec -33.3 -35.6 -38.5

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yakutsk are February, December, 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 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 early to mid September with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 10th.

When can you find snow in Yakutsk? Weather stations report very large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around March, especially close to early March. The best time to ski (if at all) in Yakutsk is often around around March 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yakutsk (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% 10 0.3
Feb 0% 11.8 0.2
Mar 1% 12.6 0.3
Apr 3% 8.6 0.4
May 9% 2.1 0.9
Jun 12% 0 1.2
Jul 12% 0 1.7
Aug 13% 0 1.6
Sep 13% 0.4 1.2
Oct 10% 2.1 0.9
Nov 6% 5.8 0.6
Dec 0% 7.8 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 25.4 0.8
Feb 0 30 0.5
Mar 1 32 0.8
Apr 3 21.8 1
May 9 5.3 2.3
Jun 12 0 3
Jul 12 0 4.3
Aug 13 0 4.1
Sep 13 1 3
Oct 10 5.3 2.3
Nov 6 14.7 1.5
Dec 0 19.8 0.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Yakutsk has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is May (38.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is October (67.6%).

Wind in Yakutsk is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by June and April. May’s average wind speed of around 4.7 knots (5.4 MPH or 8.7 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 May where average top sustained speeds reach 8.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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 1.5 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable
Feb 1.8 Barely noticeable 3.5 Barely noticeable
Mar 2.9 Barely noticeable 5.2 Barely noticeable
Apr 4.1 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze
May 4.7 Light breeze 8.1 Barely noticeable
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Jul 4 Light breeze 7.2 Barely noticeable
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 3.9 Barely noticeable 7 Barely noticeable
Oct 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Nov 2.2 Barely noticeable 4 Barely noticeable
Dec 1.8 Barely noticeable 3.3 Barely noticeable

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.5%
Feb 60.6%
Mar 53.8%
Apr 43.4%
May 38.6%
Jun 43.2%
Jul 49.2%
Aug 55.6%
Sep 56.3%
Oct 67.6%
Nov 64.9%
Dec 58.8%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Yakutsk?

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 Yakutsk, 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 Yakutsk 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

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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 56.7 in July means 56.7% of the tourists vs. April.

 

 

Overall Yakutsk Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very cold. Highs range from 67.5°F (19.7°C) and -5.4°F (-20.8°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 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 about 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Yakutsk, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 59.6°F (15.3°C) and -24.8°F (-31.6°C), which will feel very 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 Yakutsk to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between -5.4°F (-20.8°C) and -37.1°F (-38.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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