New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada? If you're planning to go to New Westminster, 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 New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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

Important essentials for New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel insurance

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • 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 New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada by month

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January

If you visit New Westminster during January, you will probably find that it can be very chilly and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time and snow once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to New Westminster in February, you will notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in New Westminster is cold and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in New Westminster is chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in this region is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in New Westminster is mild and somewhat rainy. 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 go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in New Westminster is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in New Westminster is balmy. 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 go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit New Westminster during September, you will probably notice that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October here can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you vacation in New Westminster during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in New Westminster is pretty cool and very rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Westminster Museum & Archives, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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

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