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

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Traveling to Reno, Nevada, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Reno, 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 Reno, Nevada, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Reno, Nevada, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Reno, Nevada, United States of America by month

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January

January in Reno is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Reno can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you vacation in Reno during March, you are likely to see that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Reno can be chilly and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 20% to 30% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Reno is warm and very dry. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

Traveling to Reno in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Reno in July, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you are traveling to Reno in August, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Reno is pretty consistently hot and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 20% to 30% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October for Reno is mild and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November here is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Nevada Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Reno, Nevada, United States of America

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

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