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

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Traveling to Kalmykia, Russia? If you're planning to go to Kalmykia, the following 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 Kalmykia, Russia

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

Important essentials for Kalmykia, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas 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 great choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows about a third of the time.

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February

If you go to Kalmykia in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Kalmykia in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Kalmykia is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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May

Traveling to Kalmykia in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you visit Kalmykia during June, you are likely to notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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July

If you visit Kalmykia during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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August

August in Kalmykia can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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September

If you are traveling to Kalmykia in September, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October here is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

If you visit Kalmykia during November, you will probably find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Kalmykia is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows occasionally.

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