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

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Traveling to Atlanta, Illinois, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Atlanta, we've got 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 Atlanta, Illinois, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Atlanta, Illinois, United States of America

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


  • N95 masks

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

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Atlanta, Illinois, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Atlanta in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Atlanta can be brisk. 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). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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March

Traveling to Atlanta in March, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April for Atlanta is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

Traveling to Atlanta in May, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you go to Atlanta in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in Atlanta is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Atlanta in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September in Atlanta is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Atlanta is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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November

If you are traveling to Atlanta in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in Atlanta is frosty and somewhat rainy. 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). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows once in a while. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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Activities for Atlanta, Illinois, United States of America

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

If you visit the Atlanta Public Library & Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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