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

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Traveling to Richmond, Kentucky, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Richmond, this 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 Richmond, Kentucky, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Richmond, Kentucky, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Richmond, 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 good one.


  • 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 Richmond, Kentucky, United States of America

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Richmond.

What to wear/what to pack for Richmond, Kentucky, United States of America by month

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January

January here is pretty cool and snowy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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February

If you are traveling to Richmond in February, you will notice that it is cold and snowy. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Richmond in March, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Richmond is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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May

May in Richmond is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Richmond is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you go to Richmond in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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August

August in Richmond can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you visit Richmond during September, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

October in Richmond is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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November

If you vacation in Richmond during November, you may find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Richmond is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect a few inches of snow. This is also a rainy time for Richmond, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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