Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Baton Rouge, the following 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 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Baton Rouge, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Baton Rouge, 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.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

  • (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.


  • N95 masks

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


  • 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).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America by month

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January

January 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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February

February is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

March in Baton Rouge is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in this region is warm. 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 vacation in Baton Rouge during May, you are likely to notice that it can be very 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

In June, Baton Rouge can be very hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Baton Rouge, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

If you vacation in Baton Rouge during July, you will probably see that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. 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 between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

If you visit Baton Rouge during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. 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 between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

September in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

October in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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November

November in Baton Rouge is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you visit Baton Rouge during December, you may notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America

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

If you go to Capitol Park Museum, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you visit the Louisiana Art and Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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