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, I'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 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • 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, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Essex.

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

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    January

    January in Essex is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about half of the time.

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    February

    February in Essex can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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    March

    March in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

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    April

    If you visit Essex during April, you will probably find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s 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 or snow/sleet a bit less than half of the time.

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    May

    If you are traveling to Essex in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    June

    June for Essex is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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    July

    Traveling to Essex in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    August

    August in Essex is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    September

    If you visit Essex during September, you may notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 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 5-10 days this month.

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    October

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

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    November

    In November, Essex is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Essex, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    December

    If you go to Essex in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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