Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Plattsburgh, below 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 Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America

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

If you go to Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Plattsburgh.

What to wear/what to pack for Plattsburgh, New York, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Plattsburgh is beyond freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and once in a while jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). During your visit, you can expect extremely heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Plattsburgh, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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February

If you are traveling to Plattsburgh in February, you will notice that it is freezing, snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Plattsburgh can be brisk, snowy and somewhat rainy. The 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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April

April for Plattsburgh can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

In May, Plattsburgh is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Plattsburgh, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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June

In June, Plattsburgh is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Plattsburgh, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

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

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August

In August, Plattsburgh is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Plattsburgh, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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September

If you vacation in Plattsburgh during September, you might see that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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October

October in Plattsburgh can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits 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 60% to 70% range on average.

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November

November in Plattsburgh can be very chilly, snowy 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 about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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December

If you go to Plattsburgh in December, you will notice that it is very cold, snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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