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

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Traveling to Harvard, Massachusetts, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Harvard, we'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 Harvard, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Harvard, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

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

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January

January is very cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February here is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Harvard can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Harvard can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

In May, Harvard is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Harvard, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Harvard is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Harvard is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to Harvard in September, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October here is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in Harvard during November, you are likely to notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Harvard is freezing and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Fruitlands Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Harvard, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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