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

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Traveling to Kentucky, Kentucky, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Kentucky, this article contains 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 Kentucky, Kentucky, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Kentucky, Kentucky, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kentucky, 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.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Kentucky is cold and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February for Kentucky can be brisk and snowy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows sometimes.

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March

If you vacation in Kentucky during March, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Kentucky is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Kentucky, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

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

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June

If you visit Kentucky during June, you may notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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July

July here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

August in Kentucky is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Kentucky is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 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 Kentucky is mild. 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

If you visit Kentucky during November, you may notice that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Kentucky is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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