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

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

When to go to Pevek, Russia

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

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

January

Traveling to Pevek in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Pevek is unbearably cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Pevek in March, 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 single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Pevek can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Pevek is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Pevek, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Pevek can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Pevek during July, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Pevek during August, you are likely to find that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Pevek during September, you are likely to find that it can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Pevek in October, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Pevek is unbearably cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is unbearably cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pevek, 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 Pevek
  • Appropriate museum wear

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