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

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

When to go to Penza, Russia

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

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

January

Traveling to Penza in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Penza can be bitter cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Penza is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

June

In June, Penza is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Penza is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) to low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Penza during August, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 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:

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

September

In September, Penza can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Penza, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Penza is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Penza is frigid, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Penza, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy jacket

December

December in Penza is unbearably cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Penza, 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 Penza

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