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

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

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Newark, 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 protection you can have.


  • 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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Newark in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

February

February in Newark is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

March

March for Newark is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

April

April in Newark is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

May

If you vacation in Newark during May, you are likely to find 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 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

June

June for Newark is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

July

If you are traveling to Newark in July, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

August

In August, Newark is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Newark, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

September

September here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

October

If you visit Newark during October, you may see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

November

If you visit Newark during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

December

If you visit Newark during December, you will probably see that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you want to check out the lovely Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, it's important to wear modest clothing:

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

Activities for Newark, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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