Minsk, Belarus: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Minsk, Belarus? If you're planning to go to Minsk, 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 Minsk, Belarus

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

Important essentials for Minsk, Belarus

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some 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 excellent option.


  • 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

Activities for Minsk, Belarus

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Minsk.

If you intend to check out the stunning St Mary Magdalene Church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Belarusian National Arts Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Art Palace, take:

What to wear/what to pack for Minsk, Belarus by month

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January

January in Minsk is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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February

If you go to Minsk in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

Traveling to Minsk in March, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Minsk is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

Traveling to Minsk in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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July

July in Minsk is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you go to Minsk in August, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September for Minsk can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Minsk during October, you may find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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November

November in Minsk is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

December for Minsk can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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