Lake Baikal weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Lake Baikal

The best time to visit the Lake Baikal in Russia is from June until September, when you will have a very cold temperature, but limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in the Lake Baikal is 16°C in July and the lowest is -13°C in January. The weather and climate of Lake Baikal is suitable for a winter sports.

Lake Baikal has the continental climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in the Lake Baikal or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Lake Baikal by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -13 -11 -4 3 9 14 16 15 10 4 -5 -10
Precipitation (mm) 6 4 7 11 17 21 26 25 13 7 7 9

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14 day weather forecast Lake Baikal

The weather for the Lake Baikal will be 4° till -1° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 20 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 2
Thursday 21 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Friday 22 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Saturday 23 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.3 mm 20% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.4 mm 30% 3 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0.1 mm 10% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
-8°
0.2 mm 15% 5 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-8°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
-6°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 2

Climate Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal has the continental climate prevailing. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for Lake Baikal is 2° degrees and there is about 152 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 189 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Lake Baikal

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -13 -11 -4 3 9 14 16 15 10 4 -5 -10
Night temp. (°C) -17 -17 -10 -3 3 8 11 10 6 0 -9 -14
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 6 4 7 11 17 21 26 25 13 7 7 9
Days with rain 8 6 8 11 11 12 12 10 10 6 9 10
Days with snow 18 14 14 8 1 - - - 1 5 14 20
Dry days 5 8 9 11 19 18 19 21 19 20 7 1
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 5 7 9 11 14 13 11 9 7 5 3
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 1 2 2 3 4 4 4 3 2 1 2

Lake Baikal weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Lake Baikal? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Lake Baikal?

Lake Baikal is located in Russia. It lies in a straight line at 4,076 miles from London.

The coordinates of Lake Baikal are:

  • Latitude: 53.5442553
  • Longitude: 107.8900148

The GPS coordinates are 53° 32' N, 107° 53' E

How long is the flight to Lake Baikal?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Lake Baikal is approximately 9 h. 10 min.

What is the currency of Lake Baikal?

In Lake Baikal the Russian ruble (RUB) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 October 2021

  • 1 Russian ruble = 101.18 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.010 Russian ruble
  • 10 Russian ruble = 1,011.85 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 0.10 Russian ruble
  • 100 Russian ruble = 10,118.47 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 0.99 Russian ruble

What is the area code of Lake Baikal?

The area code to call Lake Baikal is +7.