Custer, South Dakota, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Custer, South Dakota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Custer, the following 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 Custer, South Dakota, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Custer, South Dakota, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Custer, South Dakota, United States of America by month

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January

If you are traveling to Custer in January, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Custer in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Custer is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Custer during June, you might notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Custer during August, you may notice 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 (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Custer can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in this region is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the 1881 Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Custer, South Dakota, United States of America

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

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