Averages for Moscow in October

What's the Weather like in Moscow in October

Temperature

The month of October is the peak Autumn season for Muscovites, and the temperatures dip to a further low through the course of this month.

With an average temperature of 6 degrees Celsius, the city experiences a maximum 8 degrees Celsius to a minimum of 3 degrees Celsius.

Humidity and Rain

In the month of October, rainfall is an estimated 70 mm...

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What's the Weather like in Moscow in October

Temperature

The month of October is the peak Autumn season for Muscovites, and the temperatures dip to a further low through the course of this month.

With an average temperature of 6 degrees Celsius, the city experiences a maximum 8 degrees Celsius to a minimum of 3 degrees Celsius.

Humidity and Rain

In the month of October, rainfall is an estimated 70 mm. On an average, Moscow records 15 days of rainfall over the course of the month.

The chance of having a wet day in Moscow remains constant over the entire duration of the month, at around 26 per cent.

Snow

Moscow experiences slight snowfall starting in October, from 0 inches at the beginning of the month to 0.3 inches, by the end of the month.

Sunshine Hours

In October, Moscow experiences just about 2 sunshine hours with an average of 10 daylight hours over the course of the month.

The shortest day of October in Moscow is on October 31st, with a day light duration of 9 hours, 19 minutes and the longest one is on October 1st with about 11 hours, 34 minutes of daylight.

Wind

The average hourly wind speed in Moscow during October measures from 9.9 miles per hour to 10.9 miles per hour with the hourly average wind direction predominantly from the west.

The peak proportion is measures to be 42 per cent on October 22nd.

Dress Code

Since the winter has already begun setting foot in Moscow during the month of October, we recommend that you wear light winter clothing to protect yourself from the cold.

We recommend that you pack mid weight jackets, scarves, casual clothing, light gloves and non-slippery winter/ autumn boots for your stay here in October.

Click here for Moscow's weather forecast for the next 14 days. Also, to get an idea of annual weather averages for Moscow, follow this link.

Moscow Hotels in October

Hotel Novotel Moscow City

An upscale hotel in a close distance from the city's centre, Hotel Novotel Moscow City is located 6 km from the Pushkin Museum and a 3-minute walk from Delovoy Tsentr metro station. The rooms and sophisticated suites feature great, contemporary décor and come complete with Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks, tea and coffeemakers, pull-out sofas, espresso machines, and dining areas. With exceptional room service offered, the other amenities on offer are an international restaurant, a lobby bar with a fireplace, as well as a fitness centre and a spa.

Moscow Marriott Hotel

Moscow Marriott Tverskaya Hotel is an affordable, yet refined hotel located centrally, in close proximity to various tourist attractions in Moscow. It is located at a distance of 0.4 km from the nearest metro stop, 3.4 km from Red Square and 4 km from the Kremlin fortress. While the standard rooms offer free Wi-Fi, up scaling your room will give you flat-screen TVs, minibars and sitting areas. If you opt for the more sophisticated suite, they come with living rooms attached. With a 24/7 room service available, guests can avail facilities like casual & upscale in-house restaurants, a lobby bar, a fitness room, a sauna and a business centre. This hotel allows pets.

Korston Club

Korston Club is another hotel that's light on the pocket, yet versatile enough to serve all your needs. Located in a modern building with a colourful entrance, this hotel is located in the Gagarinskiy district. At a distance of 9 km from the Kremlin, this hotel is a 14-minute walk from the nearest metro station. The hotel includes furnished rooms, upgrades and suites. While the standard rooms offer free Wi-Fi, TVs, desks and minibars, the upgrades add flat-screen TVs; sitting areas and/or coffeemakers. Suites have added living rooms, whirlpool tubs and/or iPod docks. With room service available 24/7, the hotel offers a mouth-watering complimentary breakfast buffet. They also offer amenities like 2 polished in-house restaurants, 3 bars, a fitness room, a sauna, a convenience store and 11 meeting rooms.

Hotel Ibis Moscow

Hotel Ibis Moscow Kievskaya is a chic, low-price hotel, that's unpretentious and convenient. The place is located at a 3-minute walk from Evropeisky shopping mall, a 4-minute walk from the Kiyevskaya metro station and 8 km from Red Square. All rooms in the hotel are furnished and offer facilities like complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and mini fridges. They also have a colourful international restaurant, a low-key bar and a business centre.

Bars and Restaurants

The Hard Rock Cafe

The Hard Rock Café is a very popular chain of special Rock 'n' roll-themed restaurants with a high-energy vibe. Very popular with people from all over the world, this one is a go-to if you're a fan of the chain. Equally great service and food, as compared to a chain in any other part of the world, this restaurant is perfect if you want to hang out with friends and relax after a long day. This restaurant serves a great collection of beer, amazing cocktails, legendary burgers and other American classics. The beer especially is everyone's favourite here, because of the huge quantity coupled with great quality and taste. This restaurant is always recommended you are in need of a little energy boost.

Pasta & Basta

Pasta & Basta is a moderately priced restaurant which specializes in quality Italian food. With a great collection of pastas, pizzas, wine and desserts, you will find something to suit your taste and pocket here. This place is great if you want to have a light, filling Italian meal, at a relaxed place with friends and family. The pasta sauce is amazing, flavourful and rich, and prepared in an authentic Italian style. Pizzas and wine are great too, with a lot of varieties and flavours to choose from. Numerous desserts are of on offer for you to choose from, and they're sumptuously divine. The waiters are very kind, and will make sure you feel at home here.

The Sad

The Sad is an upscale restaurant that maybe a little heavy on your pocket, but will fill your heart completely with its rich taste and experience. This restaurant with a summer terrace is perfect on a clear October night, and is usually crowded, so it is better to reserve a table in advance. The restaurant serves a mix of Spanish and Italian cuisine, with tasty food and exceptional service. Wonderful décor to suit the evening, a happy play area for kids and absolutely mouth-watering desserts, this place is well worth a visit during your trip to Moscow

Cantinetta Antinori

Cantinetta Antinori is perfect lunch place; a bit pricey but great if you are looking for a quick stop over for lunch during a busy day of shopping. If you visit, do not forget to try the wonderful Cantinetta Antinori Wine, its texture and taste is sure to make your day. The staff is exceptionally friendly, takes great care to make sure you feel at home, and the atmosphere is very relaxing as well. This restaurant gives you the experience and feeling of being in someone's home, with the food taste, quality and service of a Michelin restaurant.

Things to do in Moscow in October

Lomonosov Moscow State University

The Lomonosov Moscow State University is one of Stalin's Seven Sisters buildings and has a wonderful architecture. Being one of the most distinguished and renowned universities in the world, this is a great place worthy of visit if planning a trip to Moscow. To reach the university, taking the metro University stop or the Vorobyevy Gory stop is an easy and recommended way of getting there. This is a great place to spend an evening among locals and students and the ground is a great place for a rest and a snack while enjoying the beauty of this massive university building. The university grounds during summer roll people down the hill in inflatable balls for fun, and also have a small market for some quick shopping. You may take a relaxed walk down the river or get a spell-binding view of the Moscow city from the view point on Sparrow Hills.

Golden Autumn Festival

The Golden autumn festival is one of the major Autumn celebrations in Moscow, which features cooking master classes, concerts, culinary shows, and absolutely stunning decorations all over the city of Moscow. The major events here include the huge gastronomic fair, where farms from over 40 different Russian regions participate and present their home grown products. The products include eggs, meat, fish, cheese , vegetables  and fruits. This event is mainly held at Manege Square, Stoleshnikov Lane, Tverskaya square, and Revolution Square in Moscow. Sokolniki park turns into a concert venue where top performers enchant and win audiences hearts. Also, special culinary schools at Klimentovsky lane teach you special and quirky recipes to make unusual dishes from pumpkin cocktail to watermelon cake. What's more the participation is free, and you can enjoy yourself to your heart's content.

Moscow Bontanical Garden of Sciences

The Moscow Botanical Garden of Academy of Sciences is the largest botanical garden in Europe, and spans an area of about 3.61 kilo meter square. It borders the VDNKH exhibition centre and a visit to the garden can be paired up with a visit to this exhibition. The botanical garden features a live exhibition of over 20000 different species of plants from different corners of the world. The place also has a scientific research laboratory, a rosarium with around 20000 rose bushes, an oak forest, a dendrarium, a very pretty Japanese garden and a greenhouse. With plenty of clean air, greenery and space, this place is great for romantic walks, kids, families and friends for a relaxed day of exploration. You may want to walk, laze around and read books, or even study botanics here! We highly recommend this place as a wonderful retreat to get in touch with nature. One of the greenest places in the whole of Moscow, do visit while you have the chance!

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