Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Mount Washington State Park, 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 Washington State Park, New Hampshire, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Mount Washington State Park in January, you will notice that it is biting cold, very snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10s F (10+ below zero C).

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February

If you are traveling to Mount Washington State Park in February, you will notice that it is unbearably cold, very snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

In March, Mount Washington State Park can be bitter cold, very snowy and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Mount Washington State Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is extremely windy, with speeds approaching gale force.

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April

If you go to Mount Washington State Park in April, you will notice that it is very cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Mount Washington State Park can be brisk and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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June

June in Mount Washington State Park is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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July

In July, Mount Washington State Park is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Mount Washington State Park, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%. Additionally, it is very breezy.

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August

August for Mount Washington State Park is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in Mount Washington State Park is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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October

October in this region is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows 5-10 days this month.

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November

If you go to Mount Washington State Park in November, you will notice that it can be bitter cold, somewhat snowy and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

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

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Activities for Mount Washington State Park, New Hampshire, United States of America

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

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