Sikhote-Alin, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sikhote-Alin, Russia? If you're planning to go to Sikhote-Alin, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Sikhote-Alin, Russia

Based on the climate and weather in Sikhote-Alin, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Sikhote-Alin, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Sikhote-Alin, Russia by month

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January

January in Sikhote-Alin is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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February

February in Sikhote-Alin can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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March

March in Sikhote-Alin is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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April

April in Sikhote-Alin is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about a third of the time.

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May

May in Sikhote-Alin is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Sikhote-Alin is chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 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, Sikhote-Alin is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Sikhote-Alin, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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August

In August, Sikhote-Alin is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Sikhote-Alin, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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September

If you visit Sikhote-Alin during September, you might find that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Sikhote-Alin is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

November can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows occasionally.

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December

If you go to Sikhote-Alin in December, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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