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

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Traveling to Dikson, Russia? If you're planning to go to Dikson, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Dikson, Russia

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

Important essentials for Dikson, Russia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Dikson, Russia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Dikson.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Dikson.

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

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    January

    January in Dikson can be bitter cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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    February

    February here is beyond freezing and very snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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    March

    March in this region is unbearably cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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    April

    April here can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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    May

    If you go to Dikson in May, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    June

    In June, Dikson is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Dikson, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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    July

    In July, Dikson is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Dikson, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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    August

    If you vacation in Dikson during August, you may find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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    September

    In September, Dikson can be brisk, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Dikson, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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    October

    October in Dikson can be bitter cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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    November

    If you are traveling to Dikson in November, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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    December

    December in Dikson can be bitter cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C). It snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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