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

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Traveling to Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Waterloo, here 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 Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Waterloo, 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 good choice.


  • 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 Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Waterloo.

What to wear/what to pack for Waterloo, Iowa, United States of America by month

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January

January in Waterloo is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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February

February in Waterloo is very cold. 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 regularly.

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March

March in Waterloo is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

In April, Waterloo is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Waterloo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

In May, Waterloo is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Waterloo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

In June, Waterloo is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Waterloo, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

July here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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August

August in Waterloo is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September in Waterloo is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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October

If you vacation in Waterloo during October, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 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 5-10 days this month.

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November

November in Waterloo is pretty cool. The rain/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 single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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December

December in Waterloo is very cold. 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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