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

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Traveling to New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America? If you're planning to go to New Brunswick, 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 New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

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

Important essentials for New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • 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).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America by month

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January

If you go to New Brunswick in January, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February for New Brunswick is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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March

March in New Brunswick is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in New Brunswick can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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May

If you visit New Brunswick during May, you will probably see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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June

In June, New Brunswick is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and occasionally jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for New Brunswick, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

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

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August

August in New Brunswick 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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September

September is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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October

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

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November

Traveling to New Brunswick in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

In December, New Brunswick can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and regularly jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for New Brunswick, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States of America

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

If you visit the Zimmerli Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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