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

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Traveling to Assateague Island, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Assateague Island, 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 Assateague Island, Maryland, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Assateague Island, Maryland, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Assateague Island, 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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

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

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Assateague Island, Maryland, United States of America by month

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January

January in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows regularly.

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February

February in Assateague Island is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you visit Assateague Island during March, you may find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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April

In April, Assateague Island is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Assateague Island, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

If you visit Assateague Island during May, you will probably see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in Assateague Island is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

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

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August

If you vacation in Assateague Island during August, you are likely to notice 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 60s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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September

September in Assateague Island is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Assateague Island during October, you might notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

If you visit Assateague Island during December, you may find that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet regularly.

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