Mount Hood, Oregon, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Mount Hood, Oregon, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Mount Hood, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Mount Hood, Oregon, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Mount Hood, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Hood, Oregon, United States of America by month

January

January in Mount Hood can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket

February

February can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy socks

March

March in Mount Hood is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

April

In April, Mount Hood is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) and about 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 Mount Hood, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

May

If you go to Mount Hood in May, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear

June

If you vacation in Mount Hood during June, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants

July

July in Mount Hood is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

August

If you are traveling to Mount Hood in August, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you are traveling to Mount Hood in September, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you visit Mount Hood during October, you are likely to find that it is cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat

November

If you go to Mount Hood in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment

December

Traveling to Mount Hood in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • If you plan to ski, ski equipment
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Mount Hood, Oregon, United States of America

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Mount Hood

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