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

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Traveling to Mount Washington, Kentucky, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Mount Washington, this article contains 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 Washington, Kentucky, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Mount Washington, Kentucky, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • 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.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Mount Washington, Kentucky, United States of America by month

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January

If you are traveling to Mount Washington in January, 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 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Mount Washington can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 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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March

In March, Mount Washington is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Mount Washington, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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April

April in Mount Washington is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

June in Mount Washington can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July in this region can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

Traveling to Mount Washington in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

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

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October

If you visit Mount Washington during October, you are likely to see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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November

If you are traveling to Mount Washington in November, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. 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

In December, Mount Washington can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect a few inches of snow. This is also a rainy time for Mount Washington, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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Activities for Mount Washington, Kentucky, United States of America

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

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