Sikhote-Alin, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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

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.

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

January

Traveling to Sikhote-Alin in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

Traveling to Sikhote-Alin in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

In March, Sikhote-Alin is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Sikhote-Alin, with of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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April

In April, Sikhote-Alin is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Sikhote-Alin, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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May

May in this region can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

In June, Sikhote-Alin is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and sometimes jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Sikhote-Alin, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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July

In July, Sikhote-Alin is crisp 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 balmy 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

September in Sikhote-Alin can be chilly and somewhat rainy. 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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October

October in Sikhote-Alin is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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November

If you are traveling to Sikhote-Alin in November, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in this region is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adapter that supports outlet types C and F. This one should be appropriate for most locations, but you may want to check with your hotel.
  • A SIM card that works in Sikhote-Alin. A good global SIM card works in most countries, but check the country list before buying. In some locations you may need a satellite phone. We recommend this satellite phone
  • Emergency water purifier

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