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

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Traveling to Kargopol, Russia? If you're planning to go to Kargopol, we'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 Kargopol, Russia

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

Important essentials for Kargopol, Russia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good 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

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

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January

Traveling to Kargopol in January, you will notice that it is biting cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow nearly every day this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

If you go to Kargopol in February, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

In March, Kargopol is very cold and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Kargopol, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

April in Kargopol can be brisk and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about half of the time.

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May

If you visit Kargopol during May, you might find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

June in Kargopol is relatively cool and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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July

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

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August

In August, Kargopol is cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kargopol, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

September here is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Kargopol is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Kargopol in November, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Kargopol can be bitter cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows nearly every day this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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