Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada? If you're planning to go to Port aux Basques, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada

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

Important essentials for Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Port aux Basques, 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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  • 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).

  • (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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada by month

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January

January in Port aux Basques can be extremely cold and very snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

Traveling to Port aux Basques in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

In March, Port aux Basques is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Port aux Basques, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is windy.

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April

April in Port aux Basques can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Port aux Basques can be very chilly and somewhat 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.

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June

June in Port aux Basques is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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July

In July, Port aux Basques is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Port aux Basques, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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August

If you vacation in Port aux Basques during August, you are likely to find that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

Traveling to Port aux Basques in September, you will notice that it is cool and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

In October, Port aux Basques can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Port aux Basques, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In October, humidity reaches as high as 80%. Additionally, it is breezy.

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November

November in Port aux Basques can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 80% to 90% range on average.

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December

December in Port aux Basques is very cold and very snowy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Port aux Basques.

If you see the Gulf Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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