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

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Traveling to Austin, Texas, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Austin, this article contains 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 Austin, Texas, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Austin, Texas, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Austin, 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 available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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

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What to wear/what to pack for Austin, Texas, United States of America by month

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January

If you are traveling to Austin in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in Austin is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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March

Traveling to Austin in March, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

April in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

If you visit Austin during May, you will probably see that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

If you visit Austin during June, you may notice that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

July for Austin can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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August

August in Austin is sizzling. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

October in Austin is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Austin in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

If you vacation in Austin during December, you might find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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