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

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Traveling to Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Lafayette, 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 Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lafayette, 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

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you visit Lafayette during January, you may find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Lafayette in February, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

March here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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April

April in Lafayette is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

May for Lafayette is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

June for Lafayette is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

In July, Lafayette is extremely hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Lafayette, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you visit Lafayette during August, you may notice that it can be very 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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September

September here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in Lafayette 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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November

November in Lafayette is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

If you vacation in Lafayette during December, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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Activities for Lafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

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

If you go to the Lafayette Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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