Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Newport, this article contains 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 Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel insurance

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


  • 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 protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America by month

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January

January in Newport can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February for Newport is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Newport during April, you are likely to notice that it can be chilly. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Newport is crisp. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you visit Newport during June, you will probably find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Newport 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) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Newport is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Newport during October, you are likely to see that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you go to Newport in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

In December, Newport is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time 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 Newport, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

Synagogues have dress requirements. At Touro Synagogue National Historic Site:

If you go to the Museum of Yachting, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Newport, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

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