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

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Traveling to Essex, Connecticut, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Essex, 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 Essex, Connecticut, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Essex, Connecticut, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Essex, 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 great kit.


  • 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 Essex, Connecticut, United States of America

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

If you go to Connecticut River Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Essex.

What to wear/what to pack for Essex, Connecticut, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Essex can be brisk and snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). During your visit, you can expect extremely heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Essex, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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February

Traveling to Essex in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and snowy. Expect it to rain once in a while and snow (heavy snowfall). Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in this region is pretty cool and snowy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows (several inches of snow).

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April

In April, Essex is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Essex, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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May

In May, Essex is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Essex, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you vacation in Essex during June, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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 occasionally.

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July

If you are traveling to Essex in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Essex is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Essex is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Essex is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

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November

If you visit Essex during November, you are likely to notice that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s 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 once in a while and snow ().

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December

Traveling to Essex in December, you will notice that it can be brisk and snowy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow (several inches of snow). Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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