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

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Traveling to Deadwood, South Dakota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Deadwood, I have 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 Deadwood, South Dakota, United States of America

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

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

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Deadwood in January, you will notice that it is frigid and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Deadwood is freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Deadwood in March, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Deadwood can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Deadwood, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

In May, Deadwood can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Deadwood, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you visit Deadwood during June, you might find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you go to Deadwood in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Deadwood during August, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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September

September for Deadwood is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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October

October for Deadwood is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It snows sometimes.

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November

If you are traveling to Deadwood in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

December can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows regularly.

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Activities for Deadwood, South Dakota, United States of America

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

If you see the Adams House Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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