Odessa, Ukraine: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Odessa, Ukraine? If you're planning to go to Odessa, 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 Odessa, Ukraine

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

Important essentials for Odessa, Ukraine

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Odessa, Ukraine by month

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January

Traveling to Odessa in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you are traveling to Odessa in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you visit Odessa during March, you are likely to see that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Odessa can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Odessa in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you vacation in Odessa during July, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you vacation in Odessa during August, you will probably notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Odessa during September, you might notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Odessa in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Odessa can be brisk. 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 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Odessa is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). 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:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Central Synagogue:

If you see the Alexander Pushkin museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Odessa, Ukraine

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

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