What's the Weather like in Moscow in November
The onset of November has the city set for the incoming winter with temperatures gradually dropping day by day.
An average temperature of -1 degree Celsius sets the tone for the month of November with the temperatures ranging from a high of 1 degree Celsius to a low of -3 degrees Celsius.
Humidity and Rain
In November, the chances of having a wet day decreases gradually over the course of the month, from 26 per cent to 23 per cent.
Moscow records around 10 days of snowfall during the month of November beginning at 0.3 inches at the start of the month ending at 0.7 inches as the month ends.
The average sunshine count for the month of November in Moscow is just 1 hour.
While the month records an average daylight limit of 8 hours, the overall decrease in the length of the day over the course of the month is about 1 hour, 45 minutes.
In November, the shortest day is estimated to be November 30, with 7 hours, 30 minutes of daylight, and the longest day as November 1, with 9 hours, 15 minutes of daylight.
In November, the average hourly wind speed remains constant within the range of 0.2 miles of 11.0 miles throughout.
Also, the average hourly wind direction during this time of the month is from the West, with a peak proportion of about 41 per cent on the 1st of November.
If you are planning to visit Moscow in November, you should ideally pack some winter clothes to stay warm and comfortable.
Your packing list should definitely include a warm jacket, scarves, pull overs, comfortable, light dresses, and some rainwear including shoes. Don't forget to bring in umbrellas too for the surprise shower!
Moscow Hotels in November
The Azimut Hotel
The AZIMUT Hotel Smolenskaya Moscow is a hotel offering great value and comfort at a mid-price range. The business hotel is located in a busy locality at a 6-minute walk from Smolenskaya metro station and 3 km from the Kremlin. The hotel offers standard rooms, suites and 1-bedroom apartments, featuring free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, minibars, living areas and panoramic city views. Also, if you opt for the 1-bedroom apartment, you get amenities like a kitchenette with an attached dining area too. With room service available 24/7, this hotel offers a cosy in-house restaurant a contemporary bar, including amenities like a plush spa, a gym, a business centre, 8 meeting rooms, Visa support and secured parking.
Holiday Inn Moscow
Holiday Inn Moscow Vinogradovo is another contemporary budget hotel with a distance of 1.6 km from the nearest metro station and 4.2 km from Okeanarium aquarium. With rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, flat-screens with premium cable channels, work desks and mini-fridges, opting for suites gives you access to amenities like separate living areas, tea and coffeemakers and safes. With good quality room service at your fingertips, the hotel offers a chic Mediterranean restaurant, a 24/7 lobby bar, saunas, an exercise room, a 4-hectare park with sports fields, a fishing pond and an indoor pool.
StandArt is a lovely, upscale hotel offering a luxurious stay to tourists in Moscow. Situated in the historical heart of Moscow, the hotel is conveniently located near the most happening hot spots in the neighbourhood, restaurants, cafés, luxury as well as antique shopping lanes of Stoleshnikov and Stratsnoy. With high class features like a cosmetic body care system, HD Magic mirror TV, satellite TV, high-speed Wi-Fi, individually controlled air conditioning, safe, writing desk, telephone, reading lights, built-in LED lights, mini bar, Seryab mineral water, Nespresso coffee machine with capsules, shower/bathroom, make-up mirror, hair dryer and wonderful panoramic views of Moscow. The premium hotel offers six Classic rooms for single occupancy and four Twin Classic rooms with two single beds.
Another brilliant choice for a high-end hotel is the Radisson Blu Belorusskaya located at an easily accessible distance from the metro and the historical centre. The location is at a distance of 6 km from Red Square and at a 13-minute walk of the Belorusskaya metro. The hotel offers standard rooms, club-level rooms and suites for you to choose from based on your budget and taste. Amenities include Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks, tea and coffee-making facilities, minibars and gorgeous city views for standard rooms, while the club-level rooms offer Nespresso machines and free breakfast. The high-class suites come with extra features like separate living rooms and kitchenettes. Other additional amenities include an Italian eatery, a chic Irish-inspired bar, a 24/7 fitness centre, a sauna, event space and a business centre.
Bars and Restaurants
Jagannath offers pure vegan food, that's scrumptious and delightful to taste. This restaurant is centrally located, and is famous for serving a huge variety of Russian and Indian food. The delicacies on offer are varieties of curries, roti, bread, soups, salads, appetizers, rice dishes, etc. with aromatic spices and great flavours. Don't hesitate to ask the waiters for recommendations and help in choosing items to suit your taste. The service is professional and helpful, and the atmosphere has a good vibe. The restaurant is crowded most of the times, and we recommend that you choose this place for a visit on the weekdays.
Kitayskaya Gramota is another brilliant restaurant you must visit for its diverse range of delicacies to its exceptionally friendly service. Great stylish interiors, credible Chinese food, a burst of wonderful flavours, and a great, relaxing atmosphere this restaurant is truly a star when it comes to Chinese cuisine. Though a little pricey, this place makes the perfect choice to opt for a special night when you're craving for something different to satiate your taste buds. We highly recommend that you try the fried milk dessert here- it will blow your mind.
Wine and Crab
Wine and Crab is a classic high-end restaurant very popular for its delectable seafood. Located close to Red Square, this restaurant has a divine terrace full of flowers, a great vibe and intricately designed interiors. The restaurant offers great crab and impressive wine- with over 900 items in the wine menu list. Classy looks, a wonderful and diverse menu and friendly, quick service- the restaurant does its best in making sure you have a great time here. If you visit, we recommend to you the Kamchatka crab.
Khachapuri offers some of the best Georgian food in town. Here, you truly get your money's worth with the awesome service, great interiors and refreshing vibe. This restaurant has a homely service, and offers quick and warm delivery. The service needs a special mention here, and so does the ambiance- you will feel very much at home, in this lovely place. We recommend that you try the hazepuri and the lamb kabab, for the juicy, crunchy texture and irresistible taste.
Things to do in Moscow in November
The Spasskaya Tower known as the most beautiful tower of the Kremlin, is the main tower built on the eastern wall of the Kremlin overlooking the Red Square. This historical landmark located near St. Kremlin is a big clock tower, a beautiful landmark, and a must visit tourist place if you are in Moscow. With a red ruby star at its peak, the emblematic tower and is inextricably linked with Moscow's history. It is a great spot for photographers, both amateur and professional, and the best time to visit it is after sunset, for its amazing lighting and illumination.
Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics is a wonderful place to visit if you have a day off, and would like to do some space exploration. The place is great to visit with family and friends and even special if you have older kids interested to learn about space. Located in Moscow's north-east and extremely close to the nearest subway station, the museum has a wide variety of space-related exhibits and models that explore the history of flight, space exploration, astronomy and space technology. The museum is well-design and features exhibits in a historical order. With several interactive exhibits, this is a favourite among students and tourists worldwide. The museum features a pretty little gift shop to take home some novelties and gifts, in addition to some interesting space food!
Lenin's Mausoleum is a memorial building dedicated to the Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, and which attracts a crowd of about 2.5 million visitors each year. The building houses a glass sarcophagus containing the embalmed body of Vladimir Lenin. The entry to this illustrious monument is free, but be prepared to brave a long security queue before you get inside the mausoleum. This place is quite dark, and a little bizarre, but provides for an illuminating, rich and legendary experience. The mausoleum also contains tombs of Yuri Gagarin and other Soviet Union stalwarts like Stalin and Maxim Gorky, and is a great place for someone who loves political history. We recommend you to visit early and during non-rush hours to escape the longer waiting times. A visit here is a captivating experience which we're sure you will not forget for the rest of your life.