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

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

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

Important essentials for Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Nantucket is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Nantucket can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Nantucket is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Nantucket can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Nantucket is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in Nantucket is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Nantucket during September, you may see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Nantucket is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you go to Nantucket in November, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Nantucket is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Museum of African American History, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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