Arkhangelsk, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Arkhangelsk, Russia? If you're planning to go to Arkhangelsk, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Arkhangelsk, Russia

Based on the climate and weather in Arkhangelsk, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Arkhangelsk, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Arkhangelsk, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Arkhangelsk, Russia by month

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January

If you are traveling to Arkhangelsk in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Arkhangelsk can be bitter cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows almost every day. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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March

March in Arkhangelsk is very cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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April

In April, Arkhangelsk can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Arkhangelsk, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

If you vacation in Arkhangelsk during May, you are likely to see that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes.

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June

June in Arkhangelsk is mild and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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July

If you visit Arkhangelsk during July, you might find that it is mild and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Arkhangelsk during August, you will probably see that it is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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September

September in Arkhangelsk can be very chilly and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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October

If you are traveling to Arkhangelsk in October, you will notice that it is brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows most days.

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December

December in Arkhangelsk is unbearably cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows almost every day of the month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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