Gorno-Altaisk, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Gorno-Altaisk, Russia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Gorno-Altaisk, Russia by month

January

January in Gorno-Altaisk is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Gorno-Altaisk is frigid. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Ski jacket
  • Scarf
  • Sweaters
  • Snow boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

April

April here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Gorno-Altaisk is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

June

In June, Gorno-Altaisk is warm, very rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gorno-Altaisk, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

July

July in Gorno-Altaisk is warm, very rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

In August, Gorno-Altaisk is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gorno-Altaisk, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella

September

Traveling to Gorno-Altaisk in September, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Gorno-Altaisk is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Snow boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Gloves
  • Ski jacket
  • Insulated boots
  • If you plan to ski, other ski equipment

December

Traveling to Gorno-Altaisk in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Gorno-Altaisk, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gorno-Altaisk, 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 Gorno-Altaisk
  • Appropriate museum wear

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