Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Louisbourg, we have 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 Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

Important essentials for Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Hand sanitizer

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada by month

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January

January is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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February

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

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March

If you go to Louisbourg in March, you will notice that it is freezing and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month and snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Louisbourg is cold 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 about half of the time. It also snows once in a while.

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May

May in Louisbourg is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Louisbourg is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

In July, Louisbourg is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Louisbourg, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Louisbourg is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you go to Louisbourg in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

In October, Louisbourg is brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Louisbourg, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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November

November in Louisbourg is brisk and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

If you are traveling to Louisbourg in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

If you see the S&L Railway Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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