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

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Traveling to Iowa, Iowa, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Iowa, the following 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 Iowa, Iowa, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Iowa, Iowa, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

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


  • 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 an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows sometimes.

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February

Traveling to Iowa in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Iowa can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 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

In April, Iowa is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) and regularly 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 Iowa, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

May is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Iowa during June, you are likely to find that it is hot 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

If you go to Iowa in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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August

August here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

September in Iowa 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 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Iowa is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Iowa is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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December

December in this region is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows once in a while.

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