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

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Traveling to Oakland, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Oakland, I've got 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 Oakland, Maryland, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Oakland, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Oakland, Maryland, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Oakland is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows 5-10 days this month.

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February

In February, Oakland can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Oakland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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March

March in Oakland can be very chilly 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 high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

If you vacation in Oakland during April, you will probably notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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May

In May, Oakland is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Oakland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in Oakland is warm and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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July

In July, Oakland is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Oakland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you vacation in Oakland during August, you will probably 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 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

If you are traveling to Oakland in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

If you visit Oakland during October, you may notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Oakland is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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December

December is cold 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 about a third of the time.

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Activities for Oakland, Maryland, United States of America

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

If you visit the Oakland B&O Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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