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

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Traveling to Southern Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Southern Minnesota, 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 Southern Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Southern Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Southern Minnesota, Minnesota, United States of America by month

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January

January here can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

February in Southern Minnesota is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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April

Traveling to Southern Minnesota in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Southern Minnesota in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

June in Southern Minnesota is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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July

If you are traveling to Southern Minnesota in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Southern Minnesota is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

If you vacation in Southern Minnesota during September, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October in Southern Minnesota is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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November

Traveling to Southern Minnesota in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

December for Southern Minnesota is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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