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

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

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.

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

January

If you are traveling to Kargopol in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • High performance gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Coveralls
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Thick pajamas

February

February in Kargopol is biting cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

It snows most days. 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:

  • Insulated boots
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • Waterproof boots
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves

March

If you are traveling to Kargopol in March, you will notice that it is freezing and very snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Scarf
  • Umbrella

April

April in Kargopol is brisk and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Kargopol during May, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Kargopol is cool and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s 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 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Kargopol is balmy 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%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Kargopol in September, you will notice that it is pretty cool 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:

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

October

October in Kargopol is brisk, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Kargopol can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Kargopol is unbearably 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • High performance gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Waterproof boots
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Kargopol

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