Greater Portland, Maine, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Greater Portland, Maine, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Greater Portland, below 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 Greater Portland, Maine, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Greater Portland, Maine, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Greater Portland, Maine, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Greater Portland is freezing. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Greater Portland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February in Greater Portland is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in Greater Portland is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

If you vacation in Greater Portland during April, you are likely to notice that it is cold. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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May

May in Greater Portland is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

If you visit Greater Portland during June, you might see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

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

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August

August in Greater Portland is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September for Greater Portland is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you vacation in Greater Portland during October, you may find that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 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 a third of the time.

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November

In November, Greater Portland is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Greater Portland, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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December

December in Greater Portland is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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