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

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Traveling to Southwest, Arizona, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Southwest, 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 Southwest, Arizona, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Southwest, Arizona, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southwest, 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


  • 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.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Southwest, Arizona, United States of America by month

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January

January in Southwest is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

If you go to Southwest in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Southwest in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Southwest during May, you are likely to see 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 low 50s F (low 10s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Southwest in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you vacation in Southwest during July, you may find that it is sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Southwest during August, you may find that it can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you vacation in Southwest during September, you are likely to see that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

If you visit Southwest during October, you may find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in Southwest is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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