Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Atlantic City, I'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 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Atlantic City, 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 Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America

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

If you visit African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Atlantic City.

What to wear/what to pack for Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States of America by month

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January

January in Atlantic City is brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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February

February in Atlantic City can be brisk 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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March

March here is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you vacation in Atlantic City during April, you are likely to see that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 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 about a third of the time.

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May

If you visit Atlantic City during May, you may find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

If you vacation in Atlantic City during June, you might find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

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

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August

August in Atlantic City 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), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in Atlantic City is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October in Atlantic City is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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November

Traveling to Atlantic City in November, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

In December, Atlantic City is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time 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 Atlantic City, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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