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

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Traveling to York, Pennsylvania, United States of America? If you're planning to go to York, the following 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 York, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

Important essentials for York, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, York is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for York, with several of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in York is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March for York is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you are traveling to York in April, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in York is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in York is hot. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit York during July, you might find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in York is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to York in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you are traveling to York in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in York is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in York 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), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the William C. Goodridge Freedom Center and Underground Railroad Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for York, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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

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