Staraya Ladoga, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Staraya Ladoga, Russia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Staraya Ladoga, Russia by month

January

January in Staraya Ladoga is biting cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with several days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

It also snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Staraya Ladoga in February, you will notice that it is biting cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Staraya Ladoga is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Staraya Ladoga is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Staraya Ladoga, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Staraya Ladoga is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain 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:

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

June

In June, Staraya Ladoga is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Staraya Ladoga, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Staraya Ladoga 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:

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

August

August in Staraya Ladoga is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s 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 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Staraya Ladoga is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and sometimes jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Staraya Ladoga, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Staraya Ladoga can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Staraya Ladoga in November, you will notice that it is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Staraya Ladoga is unbearably cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally.

It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Staraya Ladoga, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Staraya Ladoga, 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 Staraya Ladoga
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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