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

Traveling to Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Kansas City, 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 Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Kansas City in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you go to Kansas City in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

April in Kansas City is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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May

May in Kansas City is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Kansas City is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you visit Kansas City during July, you may find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

Traveling to Kansas City in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Kansas City 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 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Kansas City is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

If you vacation in Kansas City during November, you are likely to see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

If you go to Kansas City in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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

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