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

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Traveling to Gatchina, Russia? If you're planning to go to Gatchina, I've got 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 Gatchina, Russia

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

Important essentials for Gatchina, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Gatchina can be dangerously cold. 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). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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February

February in Gatchina is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

Traveling to Gatchina in March, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Gatchina is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

May in Gatchina is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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June

June in Gatchina is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

In July, Gatchina is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gatchina, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

If you visit Gatchina during August, you might see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

If you visit Gatchina during September, you may find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

In October, Gatchina can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gatchina, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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November

If you are traveling to Gatchina in November, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Gatchina is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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Activities for Gatchina, Russia

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

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