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

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

When to go to Vladikavkaz, Russia

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

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

January

January for Vladikavkaz is cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Vladikavkaz in February, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow about half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Vladikavkaz during March, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Vladikavkaz is cool 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 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:

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

May

May in Vladikavkaz is balmy and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Vladikavkaz during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Vladikavkaz during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Vladikavkaz is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Vladikavkaz is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Vladikavkaz is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Vladikavkaz can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Vladikavkaz in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Vladikavkaz, 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 Vladikavkaz
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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