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

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Traveling to Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mount Vernon, 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 superb option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States of America

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

If you go to George Washington's Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Mount Vernon.

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Vernon, Virginia, United States of America by month

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January

January is brisk, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Mount Vernon is cold and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

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March

If you are traveling to Mount Vernon in March, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

Traveling to Mount Vernon in April, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

May in Mount Vernon is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

If you go to Mount Vernon in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

In July, Mount Vernon is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Mount Vernon, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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August

August in Mount Vernon is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

October in Mount Vernon is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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November

November in Mount Vernon is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Mount Vernon 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 about a third 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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