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

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Traveling to Southern Tier, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Southern Tier, I'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 Southern Tier, New York, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Southern Tier, New York, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southern Tier, 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 great 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 Southern Tier, New York, United States of America

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

What to wear/what to pack for Southern Tier, New York, United States of America by month

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January

January in Southern Tier is freezing, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows about a third of the time.

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February

If you are traveling to Southern Tier in February, you will notice that it is freezing, snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Southern Tier is brisk, snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in Southern Tier is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Southern Tier is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Southern Tier is warm and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you vacation in Southern Tier during July, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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August

If you go to Southern Tier in August, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Southern Tier during September, you may find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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October

In October, Southern Tier is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Southern Tier, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

November in Southern Tier is cold and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

In December, Southern Tier is very cold, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Southern Tier, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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