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

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Traveling to DeKalb, Illinois, United States of America? If you're planning to go to DeKalb, below 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 DeKalb, Illinois, United States of America

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

Important essentials for DeKalb, Illinois, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for DeKalb, Illinois, United States of America

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

If you visit Blackwell History-Education Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around DeKalb.

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

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January

January for DeKalb is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows regularly.

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February

February here is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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March

In March, DeKalb is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for DeKalb, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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April

April in DeKalb is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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May

Traveling to DeKalb in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you visit DeKalb during June, you might see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you visit DeKalb during July, you may see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 occasionally.

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August

If you vacation in DeKalb during August, you are likely to see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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September

September is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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October

October in DeKalb is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November 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.

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December

December in DeKalb is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain once in a while. It also snows regularly.

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