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

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

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

Important essentials for Perm, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January here can be bitter cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows most days.

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February

February in Perm is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

March in Perm is frigid and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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April

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

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May

If you vacation in Perm during May, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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June

In June, Perm is balmy, very rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Perm, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

July in Perm is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Perm is mild and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Perm, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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September

September here is cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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October

October here can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

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November

November in Perm can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

December in Perm can be dangerously cold and extremely 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 almost every day of the month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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Activities for Perm, Russia

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

If you go to the PERMM (Perm Contemporary Art Museum), wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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