Cañon City, Colorado, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cañon City, Colorado, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Cañon City, below 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 Cañon City, Colorado, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Cañon City, Colorado, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Cañon City, Colorado, United States of America

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

If you plan to see the heavenly The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Royal Gorge Regional Museum & History Center, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Cañon City.

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

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January

Traveling to Cañon City in January, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Cañon City can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows occasionally.

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March

March in Cañon City is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows sometimes.

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April

If you visit Cañon City during April, you might see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Cañon City during June, you will probably notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

In July, Cañon City is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Cañon City, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

Traveling to Cañon City in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you visit Cañon City during September, you may find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

Traveling to Cañon City in October, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you visit Cañon City during November, you may notice that it is chilly. 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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December

December for Cañon City can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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