Appalachia, West Virginia, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Appalachia, West Virginia, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Appalachia, here 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 Appalachia, West Virginia, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Appalachia, West Virginia, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Appalachia, West Virginia, United States of America by month

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January

January in Appalachia can be very chilly. 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).

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February

February in Appalachia is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Appalachia is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Appalachia is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

Traveling to Appalachia in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

If you visit Appalachia during August, you may notice that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September in Appalachia is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you go to Appalachia in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Appalachia is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

If you are traveling to Appalachia in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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