Sikhote-Alin, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

January in Sikhote-Alin is biting cold. 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Umbrella

February

If you are traveling to Sikhote-Alin in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots

March

March for Sikhote-Alin is frosty and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks

April

April in Sikhote-Alin can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

It also snows a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Socks

May

If you go to Sikhote-Alin in May, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat

June

If you visit Sikhote-Alin during June, you are likely to find that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

July

July in Sikhote-Alin is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August in Sikhote-Alin is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

September

September in Sikhote-Alin is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

October

If you visit Sikhote-Alin during October, you are likely to find that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

November

November in Sikhote-Alin is frosty. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

December

December in Sikhote-Alin can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with several days below 5 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

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 adadpter that supports outlet types C and F
  • A SIM card that works in Sikhote-Alin

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