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

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Traveling to Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Minnesota, we 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 Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop 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 disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Minnesota can be dangerously cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February here is biting cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Minnesota is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Minnesota is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Minnesota during May, you will probably notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you are traveling to Minnesota in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Minnesota 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 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Minnesota is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you go to Minnesota in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Minnesota can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Minnesota can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Minnesota Children's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America

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

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