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

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Traveling to Olkhon, Russia? If you're planning to go to Olkhon, 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 Olkhon, Russia

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

Important essentials for Olkhon, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February here is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Olkhon in March, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you go to Olkhon in April, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you are traveling to Olkhon in May, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Olkhon is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Olkhon is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you are traveling to Olkhon in September, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

In October, Olkhon is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Olkhon, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Olkhon is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December for Olkhon is biting cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Khuzhir Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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