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

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

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

Important essentials for Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Massachusetts can be extremely cold. 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).

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February

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

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March

If you are traveling to Massachusetts in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to Massachusetts in April, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Massachusetts 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 in Massachusetts is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

In July, Massachusetts is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Massachusetts, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

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

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September

September here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you go to Massachusetts in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

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

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December

Traveling to Massachusetts in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Massachusetts, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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