Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Chesapeake Bay, here 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 Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States of America by month

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January

If you vacation in Chesapeake Bay during January, you might notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain or snow/sleet 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Chesapeake Bay is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Chesapeake Bay is cool. 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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April

April in Chesapeake Bay is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Chesapeake Bay is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in Chesapeake Bay is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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July

If you visit Chesapeake Bay during July, you are likely to see that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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August

August in Chesapeake Bay is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you visit Chesapeake Bay during September, you might notice that it is pretty consistently 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 (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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October

Traveling to Chesapeake Bay in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

November in Chesapeake Bay can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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December

December in Chesapeake Bay is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, United States of America

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

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