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

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

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

Important essentials for Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dartmouth, 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. 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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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 disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities

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

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January

January can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows regularly.

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February

In February, Dartmouth is frigid. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Dartmouth, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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March

March in Dartmouth is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

If you visit Dartmouth during April, you might see that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits 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 about half of the time.

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May

May in Dartmouth is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Dartmouth in June, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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July

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

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August

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

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September

September in Dartmouth is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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October

If you visit Dartmouth during October, you are likely to see that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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November

November here can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December for Dartmouth can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows occasionally.

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