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

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Traveling to Dover, Delaware, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Dover, 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 Dover, Delaware, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Dover, Delaware, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dover, 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

  • (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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Dover, Delaware, United States of America by month

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January

January in Dover can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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February

February in Dover is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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March

Traveling to Dover in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Dover is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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May

May in Dover is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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July

July in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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August

If you go to Dover in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you visit Dover during September, you will probably notice 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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October

October in Dover is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

If you go to Dover in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

December in Dover is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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Activities for Dover, Delaware, United States of America

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

If you see the Air Mobility Command Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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