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

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Traveling to Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Oberlin, 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 Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Oberlin, 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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can 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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America by month

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January

January in Oberlin is very cold and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

Traveling to Oberlin in February, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Oberlin in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April here can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May for Oberlin is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June for Oberlin is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

July is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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August

If you visit Oberlin during August, you are likely to see that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

September in Oberlin is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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October

In October, Oberlin can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Oberlin, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

November for Oberlin is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

December in Oberlin can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Oberlin, Ohio, United States of America

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

If you see the Allen Memorial Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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