Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Takoma Park, this 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 Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Takoma Park, 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America by month

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January

January in this region can be brisk, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

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

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March

Traveling to Takoma Park in March, you will notice that it can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

April in Takoma Park is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you visit Takoma Park during May, you might see that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

If you vacation in Takoma Park during June, you are likely to see that it is hot. 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). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July here can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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August

August in Takoma Park is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in Takoma Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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October

October in Takoma Park is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December in Takoma Park is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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Activities for Takoma Park, Maryland, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Takoma Park.

If you go to Fort Stevens Park and Battlefield National Cemetery, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

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