The best times to visit Yaroslavl for ideal weather are

May 7th to September 2nd

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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Yaroslavl Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Yaroslavl


    Average temperatures in Yaroslavl vary drastically and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 67 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Yaroslavl, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 79.3°F (26.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 60.4°F (15.8°C) at night.

    Yaroslavl Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


    Yaroslavl 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.

    Yaroslavl Perceived Temperature (F)


    Yaroslavl Perceived Temperature (C)



    Average Yaroslavl 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 18.7 15.6 10.8
    Feb 29.8 26.3 20.8
    Mar 35.1 28.8 19.4
    Apr 49 43.3 34.4
    May 68.3 62 51.8
    Jun 72.2 66.4 57.7
    Jul 75.2 69.1 59.6
    Aug 72.7 65.9 55.8
    Sep 61.2 55 46.9
    Oct 43.9 39.8 34.8
    Nov 35.1 32.7 29.5
    Dec 26.2 23.2 19.4

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan -7.4 -9.1 -11.8
    Feb -1.2 -3.2 -6.2
    Mar 1.7 -1.8 -7
    Apr 9.4 6.3 1.3
    May 20.2 16.7 11
    Jun 22.3 19.1 14.3
    Jul 24 20.6 15.3
    Aug 22.6 18.8 13.2
    Sep 16.2 12.8 8.3
    Oct 6.6 4.3 1.6
    Nov 1.7 0.4 -1.4
    Dec -3.2 -4.9 -7

    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 Yaroslavl.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0


    Humidity and Wind

    Yaroslavl has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (46.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (82%).

    Wind in Yaroslavl is usually moderate. The windiest month is April, followed by March and December. April’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late March where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    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.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 5.4 a light breeze 8.6 a gentle breeze
    Feb 6 a light breeze 9.4 a gentle breeze
    Mar 6.7 a light breeze 11.3 a gentle breeze
    Apr 7.4 a gentle breeze 11.8 a moderate breeze
    May 6.2 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Jun 5.8 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.4 a light breeze 9.9 a gentle breeze
    Aug 5.1 a light breeze 9.6 a gentle breeze
    Sep 5.5 a light breeze 9.6 a gentle breeze
    Oct 6.4 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Nov 5.9 a light breeze 9.3 a gentle breeze
    Dec 6.7 a light breeze 10.4 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 76.5
    Feb 72.9
    Mar 53.8
    Apr 46.1
    May 47.1
    Jun 52.2
    Jul 56.5
    Aug 61
    Sep 70.5
    Oct 74.3
    Nov 82
    Dec 80.3


    Is it Safe to Travel to Yaroslavl?

    As of 5/8/2017 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.

    Overall Yaroslavl Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 32.9°F (0.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Yaroslavl, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 63.8°F (17.7°C) and 27.3°F (-2.6°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is far too cold this time of year in Yaroslavl to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 30.9°F (-0.6°C) and 13°F (-10.6°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.


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