State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America? If you're planning to go to State College, we'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 State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

Important essentials for State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America by month

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January

January in State College is freezing and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February for State College is frigid and snowy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows (several inches of snow).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in State College is cold and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit State College during April, you are likely to notice that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s 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 regularly and snow ().

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in State College during May, you might 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 high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to State College in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July for State College is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in State College is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to State College in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in State College is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in State College is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in State College is freezing and snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Palmer Museum of Art, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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