Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Finger Lakes, I've got 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 Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America by month

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January

If you are traveling to Finger Lakes in January, you will notice that it is frosty, very snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Finger Lakes can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March here is pretty cool, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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April

If you visit Finger Lakes during April, you will probably notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time and snow sometimes.

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May

May in Finger Lakes is mild and somewhat rainy. 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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June

June in Finger Lakes is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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July

If you visit Finger Lakes during July, you may notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. 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). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

August in Finger Lakes is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

Traveling to Finger Lakes in September, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Finger Lakes is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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November

November in Finger Lakes can be very chilly, snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Finger Lakes can be extremely cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows about half of the time.

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Activities for Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America

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

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