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

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

When to go to North Caucasus, Russia

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

What to wear/what to pack for North Caucasus, Russia by month

January

If you are traveling to North Caucasus in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in North Caucasus can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear

April

If you are traveling to North Caucasus in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in North Caucasus is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

June

If you go to North Caucasus in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

July

July here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

August

If you visit North Caucasus during August, you are likely to find that it is hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in North Caucasus is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October in North Caucasus is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in North Caucasus is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket

December

If you are traveling to North Caucasus in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for North Caucasus, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in North Caucasus, 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 North Caucasus
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Appropriate museum wear

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