Prince Edward Island National Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Prince Edward Island National Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada? If you're planning to go to Prince Edward Island National Park, this article contains 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 Prince Edward Island National Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Prince Edward Island National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Prince Edward Island National Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Prince Edward Island National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

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  • N95 masks

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  • Touchless thermometer

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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  • Hand sanitizer

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What to wear/what to pack for Prince Edward Island National Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada by month

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January

January in Prince Edward Island National Park is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 10s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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February

Traveling to Prince Edward Island National Park in February, you will notice that it is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain occasionally and snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March for Prince Edward Island National Park is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in this region is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

May in Prince Edward Island National Park is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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June

In June, Prince Edward Island National Park is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (high 10s C) and about half of the time 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 Prince Edward Island National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you are traveling to Prince Edward Island National Park in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you visit Prince Edward Island National Park during August, you might find that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Prince Edward Island National Park can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November in Prince Edward Island National Park can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Prince Edward Island National Park is freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows a bit less than half of the time.

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Activities for Prince Edward Island National Park, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Prince Edward Island National Park.

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