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

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

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

Important essentials for Kamchatka, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kamchatka, 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.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • 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 often become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kamchatka is beyond freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C). It snows about two thirds of the time.

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February

February in Kamchatka is beyond freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows about two thirds of the time.

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March

March in this region is unbearably cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Kamchatka in April, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you go to Kamchatka in May, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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June

In June, Kamchatka is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kamchatka, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July in Kamchatka is mild and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Kamchatka in August, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September in Kamchatka is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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October

October in Kamchatka is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about half of the time.

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December

If you go to Kamchatka in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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