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

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Traveling to Vologda Oblast, Russia? If you're planning to go to Vologda Oblast, I have 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 Vologda Oblast, Russia

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

Important essentials for Vologda Oblast, Russia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • 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 Vologda Oblast, Russia

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Vologda Oblast.

    What to wear/what to pack for Vologda Oblast, Russia by month

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    January

    January can be bitter cold and extremely snowy. Temperatures average in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows most days.

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    February

    February in this region can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows most days.

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    March

    March in this region can be extremely cold and very snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about two thirds of the time.

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    April

    April in Vologda Oblast can be very chilly, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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    May

    If you vacation in Vologda Oblast during May, you may notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. 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 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    June

    June in Vologda Oblast is crisp and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s 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 50% to 60% range on average.

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    July

    If you are traveling to Vologda Oblast in July, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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    August

    In August, Vologda Oblast can be chilly and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Vologda Oblast, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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    September

    If you vacation in Vologda Oblast during September, you may notice that it is cold and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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    October

    In October, Vologda Oblast can be brisk, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Vologda Oblast, with several of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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    November

    November in Vologda Oblast can be extremely cold, extremely snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows most days. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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    December

    In December, Vologda Oblast is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Vologda Oblast, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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