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

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Traveling to Mount Rainier, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Mount Rainier, here 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 Mount Rainier, Maryland, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Mount Rainier, Maryland, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Mount Rainier, Maryland, United States of America

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

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Rainier, Maryland, United States of America by month

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January

January in this region is pretty cool, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Mount Rainier in February, you will notice that it is brisk and snowy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

In March, Mount Rainier is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). During your visit, you can expect a couple of inches of snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Mount Rainier, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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April

April here is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

If you are traveling to Mount Rainier in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

If you visit Mount Rainier during June, you might notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

Traveling to Mount Rainier in July, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August in Mount Rainier can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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September

If you go to Mount Rainier in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October for Mount Rainier is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

Traveling to Mount Rainier in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

December in Mount Rainier can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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