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

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

When to go to Yekaterinburg, Russia

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

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

January

January in Yekaterinburg is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C), with more than half days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Yekaterinburg in February, you will notice that it is biting cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Yekaterinburg can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 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 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Insulated boots

April

Traveling to Yekaterinburg in April, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

May

May in Yekaterinburg is chilly. 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).

With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Yekaterinburg is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Yekaterinburg during July, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Yekaterinburg is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Yekaterinburg during September, you are likely to find that it is relatively 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Yekaterinburg is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Jacket or coat

November

Traveling to Yekaterinburg in November, you will notice that it is biting cold. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Very heavy socks
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof coat
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces

December

December in Yekaterinburg is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits 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:

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

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

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

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