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

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Traveling to Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Essex, this article contains 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, Massachusetts, 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, Massachusetts, 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Essex is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Essex is crisp. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and regularly 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 several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you are traveling to Essex in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Essex is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you vacation in Essex during August, you may find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Essex is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you go to Essex in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Essex can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Essex can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Essex Historical Society & Shipbuilding Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Essex, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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