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

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

When to go to Bennett Island, Russia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Bennett Island, Russia by month

January

January in Bennett Island is biting cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. 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:

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

February

In February, Bennett Island is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C) range. At night, lows are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C).

This is also a rainy time for Bennett Island, with of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Bennett Island in March, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Bennett Island in April, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Bennett Island in May, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Bennett Island can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Bennett Island is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Bennett Island can be bitter cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Bennett Island in October, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Bennett Island can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Bennett Island in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bennett Island, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bennett Island, 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 Bennett Island

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