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

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Traveling to Eastern Siberia, Russia? If you're planning to go to Eastern Siberia, we 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 Eastern Siberia, Russia

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

Important essentials for Eastern Siberia, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Eastern Siberia, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas 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 excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Eastern Siberia, Russia by month

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January

If you are traveling to Eastern Siberia in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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February

February in Eastern Siberia can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

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

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April

April here is very cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

If you are traveling to Eastern Siberia in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you are traveling to Eastern Siberia in June, you will notice that it is chilly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

If you are traveling to Eastern Siberia in August, you will notice that it is crisp. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Eastern Siberia in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October here is very cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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November

Traveling to Eastern Siberia in November, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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December

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

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