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

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

When to go to Mari El, Russia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Mari El, Russia by month

January

If you go to Mari El in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Mari El is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Mari El in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

June

If you are traveling to Mari El in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses

July

July here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

August

If you are traveling to Mari El in August, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

September

September for Mari El is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans

October

October is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Mari El in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mari El, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mari El, 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 Mari El
  • Appropriate museum wear

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