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

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Traveling to Potomac, Maryland, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Potomac, 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 Potomac, Maryland, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Potomac, Maryland, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Potomac is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

February in Potomac is biting cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

March in Potomac is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

April in Potomac is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

May in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

June in Potomac is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

If you are traveling to Potomac in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

Traveling to Potomac in August, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

September in Potomac is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

October in Potomac can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

Traveling to Potomac in November, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Expect it to rain or snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

December in Potomac can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

If you're gonna visit Great Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Potomac, Maryland, United States of America

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

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