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

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

When to go to Orenburg, Russia

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

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

January

If you go to Orenburg in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Orenburg can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Orenburg can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Orenburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Orenburg in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

June

If you vacation in Orenburg during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Sandals

July

In July, Orenburg is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Orenburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

August

August in Orenburg is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Rain boots
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

September

If you go to Orenburg in September, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

In October, Orenburg can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Orenburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Orenburg is very cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. It also snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Orenburg in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about two thirds of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Orenburg, 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 Orenburg
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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