Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Dodge City, we 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 Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Dodge City, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dodge City, 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 protection you can have.


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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Dodge City in January, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February here 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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March

March in Dodge City is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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April

April in Dodge City 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 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Dodge City is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Dodge City in July, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

August in Dodge City is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

September here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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October

If you visit Dodge City during October, you are likely to notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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 once in a while.

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November

November in Dodge City can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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December

December in Dodge City is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows once in a while. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

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Activities for Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America

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

If you see the Boot Hill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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