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

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

When to go to Buryatia, Russia

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Buryatia in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Buryatia in March, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Buryatia in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

May

May in Buryatia can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Buryatia in June, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

July

Traveling to Buryatia in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses

August

If you are traveling to Buryatia in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

September

If you go to Buryatia in September, you will notice that it is cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

October

If you are traveling to Buryatia in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

November

November here can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the 10s F (10+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Buryatia in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Buryatia, 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 Buryatia
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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