Central Illinois, Illinois, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Central Illinois, Illinois, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Central Illinois, here is 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 Central Illinois, Illinois, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Central Illinois, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Central Illinois, Illinois, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Illinois, 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


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Central Illinois, Illinois, United States of America by month

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January

January here is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

February in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

March in Central Illinois is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

If you visit Central Illinois during April, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you are traveling to Central Illinois in May, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in Central Illinois is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July in Central Illinois is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August here is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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September

September in Central Illinois is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Central Illinois is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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December

Traveling to Central Illinois in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Central Illinois, Illinois, United States of America

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

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