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

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Traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Charlottesville, we've got 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 Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Charlottesville, 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 can get worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

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


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to 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.


  • Hand sanitizer

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America by month

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January

January in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

Traveling to Charlottesville in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Charlottesville is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Charlottesville is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

Traveling to Charlottesville in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in Charlottesville is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 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 Charlottesville can be sweltering. 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

If you vacation in Charlottesville during August, you will probably see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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September

Traveling to Charlottesville in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Charlottesville is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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November

If you vacation in Charlottesville during November, you are likely to see 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 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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December

If you are traveling to Charlottesville in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Charlottesville, Virginia, United States of America

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

If you see the Virginia Discovery Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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