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

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

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

Important essentials for Southwest Virginia, Virginia, United States of America

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks

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

  • (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 Virginia, Virginia, United States of America by month

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January

If you are traveling to Southwest Virginia in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

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

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March

March in Southwest Virginia is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

In April, Southwest Virginia is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Southwest Virginia, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

May in Southwest Virginia is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Southwest Virginia is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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July

In July, Southwest Virginia is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Southwest Virginia, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you go to Southwest Virginia in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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November

November in Southwest Virginia is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

If you are traveling to Southwest Virginia in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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