Puget Sound, Washington, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Puget Sound, Washington, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Puget Sound, 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 Puget Sound, Washington, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Puget Sound, Washington, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Puget Sound, 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 superb kit.


  • 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 Puget Sound, Washington, United States of America

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

What to wear/what to pack for Puget Sound, Washington, United States of America by month

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January

If you vacation in Puget Sound during January, you will probably find that it can be very chilly and snowy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Puget Sound is cold, snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about a third of the time.

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March

March in Puget Sound is pretty cool, snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) to low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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April

In April, Puget Sound can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). During your visit, you can expect a dusting of snow. This is also a rainy time for Puget Sound, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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May

In May, Puget Sound can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) and regularly 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 Puget Sound, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in Puget Sound is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you go to Puget Sound in July, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

August for Puget Sound is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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September

If you visit Puget Sound during September, you will probably see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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October

In October, Puget Sound is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Puget Sound, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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November

If you go to Puget Sound in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Puget Sound is cold, snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). During your visit, you can expect heavy snowfall. This is also a rainy time for Puget Sound, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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