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

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Traveling to Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Portsmouth, I've got 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 Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

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

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Portsmouth, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Portsmouth.

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

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    January

    January for Portsmouth is cold. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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    February

    February in Portsmouth is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows sometimes.

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    March

    In March, Portsmouth is brisk. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) and about half of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Portsmouth, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    April

    In April, Portsmouth can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Portsmouth, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    May

    May in Portsmouth is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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    June

    In June, Portsmouth is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) and regularly jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Portsmouth, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    July

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

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    August

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

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    September

    If you visit Portsmouth during September, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    October

    In October, Portsmouth is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and once in a while jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Portsmouth, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    November

    November in Portsmouth is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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    December

    If you go to Portsmouth in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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