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

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Traveling to Wrangel Island, Russia? If you're planning to go to Wrangel Island, the following 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 Wrangel Island, Russia

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

Important essentials for Wrangel Island, Russia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Wrangel Island, Russia by month

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January

Traveling to Wrangel Island in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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February

If you go to Wrangel Island in February, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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March

March can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) during the day.

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April

Traveling to Wrangel Island in April, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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May

Traveling to Wrangel Island in May, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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June

June here is very cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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July

July in Wrangel Island is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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August

If you go to Wrangel Island in August, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Wrangel Island is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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October

October in this region is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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November

Traveling to Wrangel Island in November, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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December

December in Wrangel Island is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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