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

Traveling to Severnaya Zemlya, Russia? If you're planning to go to Severnaya Zemlya, I have 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 Severnaya Zemlya, Russia

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

Important essentials for Severnaya Zemlya, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Severnaya Zemlya, Russia by month

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January

If you go to Severnaya Zemlya in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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February

If you go to Severnaya Zemlya in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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March

If you are traveling to Severnaya Zemlya in March, you will notice that it is biting cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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April

April in Severnaya Zemlya can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Severnaya Zemlya is unbearably cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days 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.

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June

June in Severnaya Zemlya is frigid and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also 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.

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July

In July, Severnaya Zemlya can be extremely cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Severnaya Zemlya, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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August

August in Severnaya Zemlya is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September for Severnaya Zemlya can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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October

October in Severnaya Zemlya is biting cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C), with more than half days 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.

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November

November for Severnaya Zemlya is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December for Severnaya Zemlya is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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