Alta, Utah, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Alta, Utah, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Alta, we 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 Alta, Utah, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Alta, Utah, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good 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-19 protection available.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Alta is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

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What to wear/what to pack for Alta, Utah, United States of America by month

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January

January in Alta is frigid and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time.

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February

February in this region is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows about half of the time.

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March

In March, Alta is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Alta, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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April

April in Alta can be brisk and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

If you are traveling to Alta in May, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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June

June in Alta is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July for Alta is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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August

August in Alta is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Alta is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Alta is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows once in a while.

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November

November in this region is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in Alta can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time.

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Activities for Alta, Utah, United States of America

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

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