Canandaigua, New York, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Canandaigua, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Canandaigua, we have 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 Canandaigua, New York, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Canandaigua, New York, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Canandaigua, 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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can 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


  • 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).

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Canandaigua, New York, United States of America by month

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January

January in this region can be extremely cold, very snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

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February

In February, Canandaigua is frosty, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 30s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Canandaigua, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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March

In March, Canandaigua is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect extremely heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Canandaigua, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

In April, Canandaigua is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). During your visit, you can expect several inches of snow. This is also a rainy time for Canandaigua, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

If you vacation in Canandaigua during May, you might notice 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 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 vacation in Canandaigua during June, you might find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

July in this region is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August in this region is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

September in Canandaigua is mild and somewhat rainy. 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 50s F (single digits C).

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October

If you are traveling to Canandaigua in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Canandaigua during November, you might see that it is brisk, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits 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 and snow sometimes.

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December

If you are traveling to Canandaigua in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Canandaigua, New York, United States of America

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

If you go to Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

If you visit the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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