Syktyvkar, Russia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Syktyvkar, Russia? If you're planning to go to Syktyvkar, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Syktyvkar, Russia

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

Important essentials for Syktyvkar, Russia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Syktyvkar, Russia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Syktyvkar.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Syktyvkar.

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

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    January

    January for Syktyvkar can be dangerously cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows almost every day.

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    February

    February in Syktyvkar is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It snows nearly every day this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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    March

    March in Syktyvkar is frosty 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 sometimes. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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    April

    In April, Syktyvkar can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Syktyvkar, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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    May

    In May, Syktyvkar is chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s 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 high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Syktyvkar, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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    June

    June in this region is balmy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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    July

    If you go to Syktyvkar in July, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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    August

    August for Syktyvkar is mild and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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    September

    September in Syktyvkar is pretty cool and very 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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    October

    October in Syktyvkar can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about two thirds 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 80% range on average.

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    November

    November in Syktyvkar can be bitter 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 a bit less than half of the time. It also snows almost every day of the month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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    December

    December in Syktyvkar is unbearably cold and extremely snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows nearly every day this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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