Essex, England, United Kingdom: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Essex, England, United Kingdom? If you're planning to go to Essex, this 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, England, United Kingdom

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

Important essentials for Essex, England, United Kingdom

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination 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 disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Essex, England, United Kingdom by month

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January

If you vacation in Essex during January, you may see that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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February

If you visit Essex during February, you may see that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly and snow once in a while. There is frost regularly.

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March

March in Essex is brisk, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average. There is frost about a third of the time.

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April

If you vacation in Essex during April, you might find that it is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. There is frost once in a while.

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May

May in Essex can be chilly and somewhat hazy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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June

June in Essex is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

If you visit Essex during July, you may see that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

August here is balmy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

If you vacation in Essex during September, you are likely to see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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October

October in Essex is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Essex during November, you might see that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost occasionally.

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December

December in Essex is cold and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Essex, England, United Kingdom

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

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