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

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Traveling to Astrakhan, Russia? If you're planning to go to Astrakhan, I've got 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 Astrakhan, Russia

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

Important essentials for Astrakhan, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • 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 Astrakhan, Russia by month

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January

January in Astrakhan can be dangerously cold and somewhat 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 a bit less than half of the time. It also snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Astrakhan is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Astrakhan is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in this region is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Astrakhan during May, you might find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Astrakhan is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Astrakhan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Astrakhan is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Astrakhan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August for Astrakhan is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you are traveling to Astrakhan in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Astrakhan can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Astrakhan is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Astrakhan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Astrakhan is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Astrakhan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to go to the majestic Black Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who is allowed to enter the building; you should check with the Astrakhan tourism authority.

If you visit the Astrakhan Regional Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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