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

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

When to go to Chechnya, Russia

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

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

January

If you go to Chechnya in January, you will notice that it is freezing. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Chechnya in February, you will notice that it is very cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Chechnya in May, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Chechnya in June, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Chechnya in July, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

August

August is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Chechnya is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Chechnya is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Chechnya can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chechnya, 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 Chechnya
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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