Kaliningrad, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

January in Kaliningrad can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. 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). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Kaliningrad in February, you will notice that it is frosty, 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:

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

March

If you visit Kaliningrad during March, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Kaliningrad during April, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Kaliningrad is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Kaliningrad during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy 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 low 50s F (low 10s 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:

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

July

Traveling to Kaliningrad in July, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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:

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

September

In September, Kaliningrad is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Kaliningrad, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Kaliningrad in October, you will notice that it is brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is cold and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Kaliningrad in December, you will notice that it is frosty, 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 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Kaliningrad
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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