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

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Traveling to Ulan Ude, Russia? If you're planning to go to Ulan Ude, below is 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 Ulan Ude, Russia

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

Important essentials for Ulan Ude, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Ulan Ude, Russia by month

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January

Traveling to Ulan Ude in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Ulan Ude can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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March

March for Ulan Ude can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about a third of the time.

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April

April here is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you visit Ulan Ude during May, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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June

In June, Ulan Ude is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Ulan Ude, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you are traveling to Ulan Ude in July, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August for Ulan Ude is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in Ulan Ude is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Ulan Ude in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

If you are traveling to Ulan Ude in November, you will notice that it is unbearably 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).

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December

December in Ulan Ude can be dangerously cold and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time.

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Activities for Ulan Ude, Russia

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

If you go to the Ethnographic Museum of the People of Transbaikalia Culture, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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