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

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Traveling to Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Roanoke, here 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 Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Roanoke, 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 excellent 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 Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America

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

If you go to Mill Mountain Theater, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Roanoke.

What to wear/what to pack for Roanoke, Virginia, United States of America by month

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January

January here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February in Roanoke can be very chilly 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 regularly. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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March

March in Roanoke is 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. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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April

If you go to Roanoke in April, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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May

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

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June

June for Roanoke is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you vacation in Roanoke during July, you will probably notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

August in Roanoke is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Roanoke during October, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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November

November in Roanoke is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December for Roanoke can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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