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

Traveling to Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Reading, we'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 Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America by month

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January

January here is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Reading can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

Traveling to Reading in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Reading is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Reading, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Reading is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Reading, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Reading is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Reading during November, you may see that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December for Reading is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Central Pennsylvania African-American Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Reading, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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