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

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Traveling to Central Russia, Russia? If you're planning to go to Central Russia, I have 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 Central Russia, Russia

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

Important essentials for Central Russia, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • N95 masks

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


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you go to Central Russia in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

Traveling to Central Russia in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Central Russia can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about half of the time.

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April

Traveling to Central Russia in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

If you visit Central Russia during May, you may notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in this region is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

If you vacation in Central Russia during July, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you vacation in Central Russia during August, you might find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 about half of the time.

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September

September for Central Russia is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

In October, Central Russia is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Central Russia, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

Traveling to Central Russia in November, you will notice that it is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

Traveling to Central Russia in December, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and very snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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