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

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

Based on the climate and weather in Greater Phoenix, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Greater Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Greater Phoenix is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

February in Greater Phoenix is balmy and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 20% to 30% range on average.

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March

Traveling to Greater Phoenix in March, you will notice that it is warm and very dry. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

April in Greater Phoenix is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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May

May is sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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June

June in Greater Phoenix is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you visit Greater Phoenix during July, you will probably find that it is sweltering and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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August

If you go to Greater Phoenix in August, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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September

September here is a scorcher and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you visit Greater Phoenix during October, you are likely to notice that it is consistently hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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November

November in Greater Phoenix is warm and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 20% to 30% range on average.

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December

December in Greater Phoenix is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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Activities for Greater Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

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

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