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

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

When to go to Yakutia, Russia

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Yakutia in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Insulated boots
  • Rain coat
  • High performance gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Umbrella
  • Neck gaiter
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thick pajamas
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

If you go to Yakutia in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas
  • Insulated boots
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear

March

March in Yakutia is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Neck gaiter
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls
  • Thick pajamas
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof luggage

April

If you are traveling to Yakutia in April, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Insulated boots
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Waterproof footwear
  • High performance gloves

May

May in Yakutia is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 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:

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

June

June in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Yakutia in July, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Yakutia in August, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Yakutia is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Yakutia is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thick pajamas
  • High performance gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Neck gaiter
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Coveralls
  • Rain coat

November

November in Yakutia is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Neck gaiter
  • Coveralls
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thick pajamas
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Goggles for eye protection

December

If you are traveling to Yakutia in December, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 20+ below zero F (30+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Umbrella
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • High performance gloves
  • Rain coat
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Coveralls

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yakutia, 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 Yakutia
  • Appropriate museum wear

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