Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia? If you're planning to go to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, this article contains 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 Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

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

Important essentials for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia

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

If you plan to go to the beautiful The Church of Holy Trinity, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

What to wear/what to pack for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia by month

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January

January in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky can be dangerously cold and very snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you are traveling to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in March, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in this region is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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May

May is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in June, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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August

August in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

If you are traveling to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky in December, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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