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

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Traveling to Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Colorado Springs, I 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Colorado Springs, 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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • 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).

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you are traveling to Colorado Springs in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows occasionally.

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March

Traveling to Colorado Springs in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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April

April in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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May

If you vacation in Colorado Springs during May, you will probably see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

June here is warm. 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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July

July in Colorado Springs is hot and somewhat stormy. 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 50s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Colorado Springs 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 50s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Colorado Springs is a perfect temperature and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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October

October here is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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November

November can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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December

Traveling to Colorado Springs in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

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

If you go to Rock Ledge Ranch, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you visit the May Natural History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Seven Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

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