Saaremaa, Estonia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Saaremaa, Estonia? If you're planning to go to Saaremaa, this is 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 Saaremaa, Estonia

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

Important essentials for Saaremaa, Estonia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • 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 Saaremaa, Estonia

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

If you go to Loode Oak Forest, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

What to wear/what to pack for Saaremaa, Estonia by month

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January

In January, Saaremaa is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 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 Saaremaa, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February in Saaremaa can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows occasionally.

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March

March in Saaremaa can be brisk and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows regularly.

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April

If you visit Saaremaa during April, you may find that it is pretty cool and somewhat snowy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to snow 5-10 days this month.

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May

May here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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June

June in Saaremaa can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

July in Saaremaa is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Saaremaa is balmy and very snowy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

Traveling to Saaremaa in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

Traveling to Saaremaa in October, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Saaremaa is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It snows about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Saaremaa can be extremely cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Saaremaa, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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