New Bern, North Carolina, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to New Bern, North Carolina, United States of America? If you're planning to go to New Bern, 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 New Bern, North Carolina, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in New Bern, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for New Bern, North Carolina, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for New Bern, North Carolina, United States of America

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

If you see New Bern Fireman's Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Tryon Palace and North Carolina History Center, take:

What to wear/what to pack for New Bern, North Carolina, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to New Bern in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain or snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in New Bern is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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March

In March, New Bern is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for New Bern, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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April

April is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

May in New Bern is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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June

Traveling to New Bern in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July in New Bern can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

In August, New Bern can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for New Bern, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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September

September in New Bern is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October in New Bern is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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November

November in New Bern is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to high 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you go to New Bern in December, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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