Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Antigonish, we have 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 Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

Important essentials for Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Touchless thermometer

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • N95 masks

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What to wear/what to pack for Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada by month

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January

January in this region can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows about a third of the time.

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February

February in Antigonish can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain occasionally. It also snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Antigonish can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows regularly.

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April

In April, Antigonish is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Antigonish, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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May

In May, Antigonish is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Antigonish, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in Antigonish is mild and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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July

July here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

If you go to Antigonish in August, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September in Antigonish 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 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Antigonish can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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November

November for Antigonish is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December in Antigonish is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

If you are intending to see the must-see St Ninian's Cathedral, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you see the Antigonish Heritage Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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