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

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Traveling to Billings, Montana, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Billings, 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 Billings, Montana, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Billings, Montana, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • 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 Billings, Montana, United States of America by month

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January

January in Billings is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s 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 about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

February

If you are traveling to Billings in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

March

March in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

April

April in Billings is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

May

If you vacation in Billings during May, you may find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

June

June in Billings is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

July

Traveling to Billings in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

August

August can be sweltering and very dry. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

October

If you visit Billings during October, you are likely to see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

November

November in Billings is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

December

December in Billings is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s 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 regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Custer Battlefield Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Going to Pictograph Cave State Park? You'll need:

Activities for Billings, Montana, United States of America

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

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