Balaklava, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Balaklava, Russia? If you're planning to go to Balaklava, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Balaklava, Russia

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

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

January

January in Balaklava is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella

February

February in Balaklava is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens

March

March in Balaklava is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat

April

If you are traveling to Balaklava in April, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

May

May is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

In June, Balaklava is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Balaklava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses

August

If you vacation in Balaklava during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

September

If you go to Balaklava in September, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

October

October in Balaklava is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

November

In November, Balaklava can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Balaklava, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

December

December in Balaklava is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Balaklava, Russia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Balaklava
  • Appropriate museum wear

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