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

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Traveling to Highland Park, Illinois, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Highland Park, 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 Highland Park, Illinois, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Highland Park, Illinois, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Highland Park, 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 can wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Highland Park in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

If you go to Highland Park in February, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Highland Park is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

If you go to Highland Park in April, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May in Highland Park is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Highland Park is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 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

July in Highland Park 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 low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Highland Park in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

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

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October

October in Highland Park is chilly. 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).

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November

November in Highland Park is pretty cool. The rain 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 Highland Park is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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