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

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Traveling to Eastern Arizona, Arizona, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Eastern Arizona, 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 Eastern Arizona, Arizona, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Eastern Arizona, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Eastern Arizona, Arizona, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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What to wear/what to pack for Eastern Arizona, Arizona, United States of America by month

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January

If you go to Eastern Arizona in January, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you are traveling to Eastern Arizona in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains or snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April for Eastern Arizona is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in this region is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Eastern Arizona during June, you will probably notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Eastern Arizona can be excruciatingly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 100s F (high 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

Traveling to Eastern Arizona in August, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Eastern Arizona in September, you will notice that it can be sizzling and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Eastern Arizona is hot and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November for Eastern Arizona is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains or snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Casa Malpaís Archeological Site and Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Eastern Arizona, Arizona, United States of America

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

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