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

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

When to go to Nikel, Russia

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

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

January

Traveling to Nikel in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is biting cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Nikel can be bitter cold and very snowy. 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).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Nikel in April, you will notice that it is freezing and very snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Nikel can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and occasionally jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Nikel, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Nikel is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Nikel is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Nikel, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Nikel is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Nikel in November, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Nikel in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Nikel, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nikel, 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 Nikel

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