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

Traveling to Seattle, Washington, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Seattle, the following 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 Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • 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 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Seattle, Washington, United States of America by month

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January

January in Seattle can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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February

If you visit Seattle during February, you are likely to see that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

March in Seattle can be very chilly and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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April

If you vacation in Seattle during April, you will probably notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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May

May here is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Seattle is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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July

July in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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August

If you visit Seattle during August, you may see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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September

If you vacation in Seattle during September, you are likely to notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Seattle can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

If you are traveling to Seattle in November, you will notice that it can be brisk and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December in Seattle can be brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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Activities for Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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

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