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

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

When to go to Rostov Oblast, Russia

Based on the climate and weather in Rostov Oblast, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Rostov Oblast, Russia by month

January

Traveling to Rostov Oblast in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Rostov Oblast can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Rostov Oblast is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear

June

If you vacation in Rostov Oblast during June, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

July

If you visit Rostov Oblast during July, you are likely to find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 40 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you vacation in Rostov Oblast during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you go to Rostov Oblast in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

October

October for Rostov Oblast is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Rostov Oblast is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly.

It also snows once in a while. 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:

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

December

December in Rostov Oblast is frigid and somewhat 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 a bit less than half of the time.

It also snows regularly. 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Rostov Oblast, Russia

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

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