Ocean City, Maryland, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ocean City, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Ocean City, below 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 Ocean City, Maryland, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Ocean City, Maryland, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Ocean City, Maryland, United States of America by month

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January

January in Ocean City can be very chilly. 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 visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Ocean City can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Ocean City is cold. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Ocean City is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 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 visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May for Ocean City is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

If you visit Ocean City during July, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Ocean City is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you visit Ocean City during September, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you go to Ocean City in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Ocean City during November, you might find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 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 visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you go to Ocean City in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Ocean City, Maryland, United States of America

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

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