Renfrew, Ontario, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Renfrew, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Renfrew, 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 Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

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

Important essentials for Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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 vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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 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 protection you can have.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Renfrew, Ontario, Canada by month

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January

Traveling to Renfrew in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

February

In February, Renfrew is unbearably cold. Temperatures routinely are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). This is also a rainy time for Renfrew, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

March

If you go to Renfrew in March, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain sometimes and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

April

If you go to Renfrew in April, you will notice that it is cold and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

June

June for Renfrew is warm 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 visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

July

If you go to Renfrew in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

October

If you are traveling to Renfrew in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

November

November in Renfrew is cold and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

December

December in this region can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains sometimes and snows about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the McDougall Mill Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

If you're considering visiting Bonnechere Falls, prepare to get wet, and take these:

Activities for Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

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

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