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

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

When to go to North Ossetia, Russia

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

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

January

In January, North Ossetia is pretty cool and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for North Ossetia, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens

February

In February, North Ossetia can be very chilly and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for North Ossetia, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks

March

March can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof coat

April

In April, North Ossetia can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for North Ossetia, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, North Ossetia is warm and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for North Ossetia, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July in North Ossetia is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

August

In August, North Ossetia is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

September

Traveling to North Ossetia in September, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in North Ossetia is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to North Ossetia in November, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof boots

December

December in North Ossetia can be very chilly and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

It also snows regularly. 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:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Umbrella

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in North Ossetia, 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 Ossetia

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