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

Traveling to Lancaster, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Lancaster, 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 Lancaster, New York, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Lancaster, New York, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Lancaster, New York, United States of America by month

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January

January in Lancaster is frosty, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

If you go to Lancaster in February, you will notice that it is freezing, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Lancaster in March, you will notice that it is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows once in a while.

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May

If you visit Lancaster during May, you will probably see that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

In June, Lancaster is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Lancaster, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

If you vacation in Lancaster during July, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you are traveling to Lancaster in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September in Lancaster is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

If you go to Lancaster in October, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you go to Lancaster in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly, snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Lancaster is very cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about two thirds of the time. It also snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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Activities for Lancaster, New York, United States of America

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

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