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.
Yaroslavl Travel Guide
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)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yaroslavl (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
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.