Gomel, Belarus: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Gomel, Belarus

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

What to wear/what to pack for Gomel, Belarus by month

January

January can be extremely cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Gomel is frosty and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Gomel in March, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Cold weather footwear

April

April for Gomel is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Gomel is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gomel, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain boots
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks

June

June in Gomel is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

July

If you go to Gomel in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

August

If you visit Gomel during August, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella

September

If you visit Gomel during September, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Gomel is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Gomel is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof luggage

December

December is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Gomel, Belarus

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gomel, 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 Gomel
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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