Moscow weather in August (Moscow region, Russia)
Looking to travel to Moscow in August? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.
In Moscow, August is characterized by high temperatures and moderate rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 23°C (show in °F). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 12°C.
Moscow in August usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 72 mm (show in inches) for the month. Rain is expected on roughly 14 days.
The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 235 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.
If you're inclined towards comfortable temperatures and drier conditions, August is a prime time to visit Moscow. May, June, July and August typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Moscow climate page with graphs.
Moscow, monthly averages in August
Where to go in Russia in AugustFind out more about the weather in Russia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Moscow in August?For visitors traveling to Moscow, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.
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