Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Oak Ridge, the following 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 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • 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 an excellent plane-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America by month

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January

January in Oak Ridge can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Oak Ridge is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Oak Ridge is 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Oak Ridge is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Oak Ridge during May, you may find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Oak Ridge during June, you might notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Oak Ridge is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Oak Ridge is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you are traveling to Oak Ridge in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Oak Ridge is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

Traveling to Oak Ridge in November, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you go to Oak Ridge in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the American Museum of Science and Energy, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Oak Ridge.

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