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

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Traveling to Bristol, Maine, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Bristol, 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 Bristol, Maine, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Bristol, Maine, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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

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

  • (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 product.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bristol, Maine, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Bristol is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and sometimes jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Bristol, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February in Bristol is very cold. 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 snows regularly.

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March

March in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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April

April in Bristol can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Bristol is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you visit Bristol during June, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature. 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).

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July

If you go to Bristol in July, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

In August, Bristol is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bristol, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

In September, Bristol is balmy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bristol, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in Bristol is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

If you vacation in Bristol during November, you may find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Bristol is frigid. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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