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

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

When to go to Bashkortostan, Russia

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

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

January

January in Bashkortostan can be dangerously cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C), with several days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

February

February for Bashkortostan can be bitter cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas
  • Waterproof boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

March

March in Bashkortostan is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof coat
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Very heavy socks
  • Fleeces
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots

April

April here is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

May

If you go to Bashkortostan in May, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Bashkortostan in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

If you go to Bashkortostan in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

August

August in this region is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Bashkortostan can be very chilly, somewhat snowy 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 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof coat

November

In November, Bashkortostan is freezing and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Bashkortostan, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Very heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Waterproof coat

December

December in Bashkortostan is beyond freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

It snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • High performance gloves
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Goggles for eye protection

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bashkortostan, 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 Bashkortostan
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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