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

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

When to go to Suzdal, Russia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Suzdal, Russia by month

January

January in Suzdal can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Suzdal can be bitter cold and extremely 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 most days. 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:

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

March

If you are traveling to Suzdal in March, you will notice that it is very cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Suzdal during April, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 regularly and snow occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Suzdal in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Suzdal during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

July

July in Suzdal is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

August

Traveling to Suzdal in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat

September

In September, Suzdal is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and about a third of the time 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 Suzdal, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Suzdal is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Suzdal is frosty, very snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Suzdal can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

This is also a rainy time for Suzdal, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Suzdal, Russia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Suzdal, 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 Suzdal
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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