Potsdam, New York, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Potsdam, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Potsdam, we've got 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 Potsdam, New York, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Potsdam, New York, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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-19 protection you can have.


  • 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).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Potsdam, New York, United States of America by month

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January

January in this region is unbearably cold and snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains occasionally and snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Potsdam can be bitter cold and snowy. The 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 below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Potsdam is very cold and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below -4 F (20+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Potsdam can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) and occasionally jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). During your visit, you can expect a few inches of snow. This is also a rainy time for Potsdam, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Potsdam is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and 5-10 days this month 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 Potsdam, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Potsdam in August, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Potsdam is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Potsdam, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Potsdam is cool and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C), with a few days below 28 F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Potsdam can be brisk, snowy and somewhat rainy. The 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), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Potsdam is freezing and snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Activities for Potsdam, New York, United States of America

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

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