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

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Traveling to Kaliningrad, Russia? If you're planning to go to Kaliningrad, 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 Kaliningrad, Russia

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

Important essentials for Kaliningrad, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kaliningrad is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Kaliningrad in February, you will notice that it is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March here can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Kaliningrad in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Kaliningrad during May, you will probably see that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you are traveling to Kaliningrad in June, you will notice that it is mild 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:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Kaliningrad is balmy and somewhat rainy. 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 Kaliningrad, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Kaliningrad in September, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Kaliningrad is pretty cool and very 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. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Kaliningrad can be very chilly and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to see the beautiful The old cathedral of Königsberg, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Amber Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Kaliningrad, Russia

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

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