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

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Traveling to Glencoe, Illinois, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Glencoe, I 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 Glencoe, Illinois, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Glencoe, Illinois, United States of America

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Glencoe, Illinois, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Glencoe in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Glencoe is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows occasionally.

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March

If you are traveling to Glencoe in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Glencoe is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Glencoe, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

If you are traveling to Glencoe in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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June

In June, Glencoe is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Glencoe, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you vacation in Glencoe during July, you might notice that it is hot. 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 (high 10s C).

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August

If you vacation in Glencoe during August, you might notice that it is extremely warm. 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 (high 10s C).

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September

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

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October

In October, Glencoe is 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 low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Glencoe, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

If you go to Glencoe in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you are traveling to Glencoe in December, you will notice that it is freezing. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Glencoe, Illinois, United States of America

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

If you go to Chicago Botanic Garden, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

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