The best times to visit Yekaterinburg for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 9th

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



Other Yekaterinburg Travel Info

Weather in Yekaterinburg


Average temperatures in Yekaterinburg 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 44th 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 Yekaterinburg, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 78.3°F (25.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 55°F (12.8°C) at night.

Yekaterinburg Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Yekaterinburg 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.

Yekaterinburg Perceived Temperature (F)


Yekaterinburg Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Yekaterinburg 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 13.8 5.6 -3.8
Feb 18.1 7.6 -4.7
Mar 33.7 23.9 11.7
Apr 50.3 40.3 28.7
May 64.9 53.8 38.6
Jun 73.2 63 50.1
Jul 75.1 65.1 52.9
Aug 71.2 61.2 49.6
Sep 59.4 50.5 40
Oct 44.4 37.8 30.1
Nov 30 24.4 17
Dec 18.2 11.5 2.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -10.1 -14.7 -19.9
Feb -7.7 -13.6 -20.4
Mar 0.9 -4.5 -11.3
Apr 10.2 4.6 -1.8
May 18.3 12.1 3.7
Jun 22.9 17.2 10.1
Jul 23.9 18.4 11.6
Aug 21.8 16.2 9.8
Sep 15.2 10.3 4.4
Oct 6.9 3.2 -1.1
Nov -1.1 -4.2 -8.3
Dec -7.7 -11.4 -16.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yekaterinburg are February, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late January and early February. For example, on the week of January 29th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid October with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of October 15th.

When can you find snow in Yekaterinburg? 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 Yekaterinburg 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 Yekaterinburg.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 5% 11.4 0.5
Feb 3% 14.1 0.3
Mar 7% 14.4 0.6
Apr 9% 6.6 0.9
May 6% 0.8 0.9
Jun 13% 0 1.8
Jul 12% 0 1.4
Aug 12% 0 1
Sep 6% 0 0.6
Oct 14% 2.2 1.4
Nov 9% 3.4 1.1
Dec 5% 7.1 0.7

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 5 29 1.3
Feb 3 35.8 0.8
Mar 7 36.6 1.5
Apr 9 16.8 2.3
May 6 2 2.3
Jun 13 0 4.6
Jul 12 0 3.6
Aug 12 0 2.5
Sep 6 0 1.5
Oct 14 5.6 3.6
Nov 9 8.6 2.8
Dec 5 18 1.8


Humidity and Wind

Yekaterinburg has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is May (49.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (75.6%).

Wind in Yekaterinburg is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by November and October. April’s average wind speed of around 7.7 knots (8.9 MPH or 14.3 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.2 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Mar 7.4 Gentle breeze 13.4 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.7 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 14.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.7 Light breeze 13.6 Significant breeze
Jul 6.3 Light breeze 12.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.9 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Sep 6.1 Light breeze 12.1 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.6 Gentle breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 7.7 Gentle breeze 12.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 67.7%
Feb 62.4%
Mar 61.8%
Apr 55.7%
May 49.8%
Jun 61.5%
Jul 66.1%
Aug 71.3%
Sep 73.9%
Oct 72.7%
Nov 75.6%
Dec 72.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Yekaterinburg?

Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are very strong travel warnings for Russia; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Nov 29, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Yekaterinburg, Russia is October, followed by June and August. 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 Yekaterinburg in February. 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 27.6 in February means 27.6% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Yekaterinburg Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 70.3°F (21.3°C) and 28.6°F (-1.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool 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 busiest season for tourism in Yekaterinburg, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 64.7°F (18.2°C) and 23.1°F (-4.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Yekaterinburg to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 28.6°F (-1.9°C) and 12.6°F (-10.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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