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

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Traveling to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Gettysburg, this 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 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.

  • (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 possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America by month

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January

January in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

February in Gettysburg is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

If you visit Gettysburg during March, you may find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Gettysburg is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Gettysburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

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

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June

In June, Gettysburg is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Gettysburg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July in Gettysburg is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August in Gettysburg is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in Gettysburg is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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October

If you go to Gettysburg in October, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Gettysburg is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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December

December in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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