Samara, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Samara, Russia? If you're planning to go to Samara, below 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 Samara, Russia

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

Important essentials for Samara, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Samara, 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 take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • 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 Samara, Russia

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

If you intend to go to the amazing Church of St. George, it's useful to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you intend to see the must-see Great Mosque, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Samara.

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

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

    January can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains or snows about two thirds of the time.

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    February

    February in Samara can be bitter cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    March

    In March, Samara is freezing. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Samara, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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    April

    April here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

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    May

    In May, Samara is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Samara, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    June

    June in Samara is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    July

    July in Samara is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (high 20s C).

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    August

    August in Samara is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    September

    September for Samara is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    October

    October in Samara is brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

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    November

    Traveling to Samara in November, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    December

    If you are traveling to Samara in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Expect it to rain or snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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