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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Aspen, Colorado, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Aspen, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

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 Aspen, Colorado, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Aspen, Colorado, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Aspen, 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.

  • (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

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Aspen, Colorado, United States of America by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January in Aspen is frosty and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 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:

February

February in Aspen is frosty and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

March

If you go to Aspen in March, you will notice that it is brisk and snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow (heavy snowfall). Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

April

April in Aspen is cold and snowy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows (extremely heavy snowfall).

What to wear/what to pack:

May

If you visit Aspen during May, you may notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes and snow ().

What to wear/what to pack:

June

If you are traveling to Aspen in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Expect it to snow (). Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

July

July in Aspen is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

August

Traveling to Aspen in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

September

Traveling to Aspen in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to snow (a dusting of snow). Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

October

October in Aspen is relatively cool and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November here is brisk and snowy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows (heavy snowfall).

What to wear/what to pack:

December

December in Aspen can be extremely cold and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

Check out our guides for these other locations: Papa Westray, Scotland, United Kingdom, Kanchrapara, India, Aguadulce, Panama, Thiruvambady, India, Mary Province, Turkmenistan, Manville, New Jersey, United States of America, La Unión, El Salvador, Mount Washington, Kentucky, United States of America, Cesenatico, Italy, Angolemi, Northern Cyprus, and Provo Canyon, Utah, United States of America.