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.
Yakutsk Travel Guide
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Weather in Yakutsk
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)
Yakutsk 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.
Yakutsk Perceived Temperature (F)
Yakutsk Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yakutsk (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
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.
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||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|
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
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.