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

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Traveling to Moscow Oblast, Russia? If you're planning to go to Moscow Oblast, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Moscow Oblast, Russia

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

Important essentials for Moscow Oblast, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Moscow Oblast, 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 important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Moscow Oblast, Russia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Moscow Oblast, Russia by month

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January

January in Moscow Oblast is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero 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

February is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows once in a while.

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March

March for Moscow Oblast is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you vacation in Moscow Oblast during April, you are likely to see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet regularly.

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May

If you go to Moscow Oblast in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

Traveling to Moscow Oblast in June, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Moscow Oblast in July, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

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

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September

September in Moscow Oblast is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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October

If you go to Moscow Oblast in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Moscow Oblast in November, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Moscow Oblast can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 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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