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

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Traveling to Igarka, Russia? If you're planning to go to Igarka, below is 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 Igarka, Russia

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

Important essentials for Igarka, Russia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Igarka, Russia

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

If you go to Museum of Permafrost, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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

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January

January in Igarka is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ 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.

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February

If you are traveling to Igarka in February, you will notice that it is biting cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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March

If you go to Igarka in March, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and very snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

In April, Igarka is beyond freezing and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Igarka, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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May

May in Igarka is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows about half of the time.

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June

June in Igarka can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. 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). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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July

Traveling to Igarka in July, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August for Igarka can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September for Igarka is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows occasionally.

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October

October for Igarka is unbearably cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows most days.

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November

November in this region is biting cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows most days.

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December

December here can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows almost every day.

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