Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Canyon de Chelly National Monument, I've got 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 Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

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What to wear/what to pack for Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Canyon de Chelly National Monument in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Canyon de Chelly National Monument can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you vacation in Canyon de Chelly National Monument during March, you are likely to notice that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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May

May in Canyon de Chelly National Monument is warm and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you go to Canyon de Chelly National Monument in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

Traveling to Canyon de Chelly National Monument in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Canyon de Chelly National Monument is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

Traveling to Canyon de Chelly National Monument in September, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you go to Canyon de Chelly National Monument in October, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Canyon de Chelly National Monument is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Canyon de Chelly National Monument can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Canyon de Chelly National Monument.

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