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

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

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

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

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • 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).

  • (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.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you go to Purchase in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold, snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Purchase 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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March

March in Purchase is pretty cool, snowy 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 regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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April

April in Purchase 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 about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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May

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

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June

If you are traveling to Purchase in June, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in Purchase is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Purchase in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you visit Purchase during September, you may notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Purchase is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in Purchase is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December in Purchase is pretty cool, snowy 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 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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Activities for Purchase, New York, United States of America

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

If you go to Donald M Kendall Sculpture Gardens, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you see the Neuberger Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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