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

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

When to go to Dudinka, Russia

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

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

January

Traveling to Dudinka in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Snow boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • High performance gloves
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Insulated boots
  • Ski jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Coveralls
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thermal undergarments

February

Traveling to Dudinka in February, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Ski jacket
  • Snow boots
  • Goggles for eye protection

March

Traveling to Dudinka in March, 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 single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Coveralls
  • Snow boots
  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Neck gaiter
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Ski jacket
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Insulated boots
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment

April

April in Dudinka is beyond freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Snow boots
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Coveralls
  • Ski jacket

May

May in this region is frosty and very snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Dudinka during June, you are likely to find that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Dudinka is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

August

August here is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

September

In September, Dudinka is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Dudinka, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region can be bitter cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Dudinka can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

It snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Coveralls
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment
  • Ski jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Thick pajamas
  • Snow boots
  • Fleece for under jacket

December

December in Dudinka is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

It snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Coveralls
  • Ski jacket
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Snow boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dudinka, 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 Dudinka
  • Appropriate museum wear

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