Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Missouri, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Missouri, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Missouri, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Missouri, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.

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What to wear/what to pack for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Missouri, United States of America by month

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January

January can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). 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 see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site during September, you will probably see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the National Great Rivers Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, Missouri, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site.

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