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

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

When to go to Pskov, Russia

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

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

January

January in Pskov can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February can be bitter cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Pskov is brisk and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 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:

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

April

April in Pskov can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Pskov in May, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Pskov in June, you will notice that it is balmy and very 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:

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

July

In July, Pskov is warm and somewhat rainy. 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 Pskov, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Pskov in September, you will notice that it is chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Pskov is brisk and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Pskov in November, you will notice that it is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Pskov is freezing and very snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pskov, 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 Pskov
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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