Luhansk, Ukraine: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Luhansk, Ukraine? If you're planning to go to Luhansk, 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 Luhansk, Ukraine

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

Important essentials for Luhansk, Ukraine

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Luhansk, Ukraine by month

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January

In January, Luhansk can be bitter cold and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s 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 Luhansk, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

February

In February, Luhansk is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s 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 Luhansk, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

March

If you go to Luhansk in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

April

April in Luhansk can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

May

May in Luhansk is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

June

If you visit Luhansk during June, you are likely to see that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

July

July in Luhansk is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

August

August in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

September

September in Luhansk is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

October

In October, Luhansk can be brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and sometimes jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Luhansk, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

November

In November, Luhansk is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Luhansk, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

December

In December, Luhansk is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Luhansk, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit a temple, such as Sviato-Panteleimonivs'kyi temple, wear:

If you go to Park Museum Polovtsian stone sculptures, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

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