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

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

When to go to Valday, Russia

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

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

January

January in Valday is biting cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Valday is beyond freezing. 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).

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:

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

March

If you go to Valday in March, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

Traveling to Valday in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Valday in May, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Pants or jeans

June

If you vacation in Valday during June, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots

July

If you vacation in Valday during July, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat

August

If you go to Valday in August, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella

September

If you vacation in Valday during September, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

October

If you vacation in Valday during October, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Valday is freezing. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 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:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear

December

If you are traveling to Valday in December, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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