Breckenridge, 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 Breckenridge, Colorado, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Breckenridge, this is 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 Breckenridge, Colorado, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Breckenridge, Colorado, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

Breckenridge is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Breckenridge in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

February

Traveling to Breckenridge in February, you will notice that it is very cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

March

March in Breckenridge is frigid and somewhat snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 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:

April

April in this region is cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

May

May in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

June

June here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

July

In July, Breckenridge is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Breckenridge, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

August

August in Breckenridge 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 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

September

September is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

October

If you go to Breckenridge in October, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November in Breckenridge is cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

December

If you are traveling to Breckenridge in December, you will notice that it is frosty and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Activities for Breckenridge, Colorado, United States of America

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Spencerport, New York, United States of America, Northern Mexico, Coahuila, Mexico, Salon-de-Provence, France, Riederalp-Bettmeralp, Switzerland, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States of America, Columbus, Mississippi, United States of America, Las Anod, Somaliland, Erding, Germany, Nanao, Taiwan, Pipestone, Minnesota, United States of America, and Atyrau, Kazakhstan.