Western Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Western Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Western Finger Lakes, 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 Western Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Western Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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 to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Western Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America by month

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January

January in Western Finger Lakes is frosty, somewhat snowy and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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February

If you go to Western Finger Lakes in February, you will notice that it is freezing, snowy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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March

In March, Western Finger Lakes can be very chilly, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect extremely heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Western Finger Lakes, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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April

If you vacation in Western Finger Lakes during April, you might see that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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May

If you vacation in Western Finger Lakes during May, you will probably find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s 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

In June, Western Finger Lakes is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Western Finger Lakes, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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July

July in Western Finger Lakes is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Western Finger Lakes is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Western Finger Lakes is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October here is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

In November, Western Finger Lakes can be very chilly, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect several inches of snow. This is also a rainy time for Western Finger Lakes, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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December

December in Western Finger Lakes is cold, snowy and very rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Western Finger Lakes, New York, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Western Finger Lakes.

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