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

Traveling to Montpelier, Vermont, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Montpelier, below is 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 Montpelier, Vermont, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Montpelier, Vermont, United States of America

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


  • 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 disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Montpelier is unbearably cold and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

If you go to Montpelier in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow (heavy snowfall). Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March can be very chilly and snowy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows (heavy snowfall).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Montpelier is cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Montpelier is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Montpelier, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you are traveling to Montpelier in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you vacation in Montpelier during July, you might see that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

In August, Montpelier is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Montpelier, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

In September, Montpelier is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Montpelier, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

In October, Montpelier is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Montpelier, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you are traveling to Montpelier in November, you will notice that it is brisk and snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow (heavy snowfall). Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Montpelier is frigid and snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and once in a while jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). During your visit, you can expect extremely heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Montpelier, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Vermont History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Montpelier, Vermont, United States of America

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

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