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

Traveling to Rhode Island, Rhode Island, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Rhode Island, I have 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 Rhode Island, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Rhode Island, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Rhode Island, Rhode Island, United States of America by month

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January

January here is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows once in a while.

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February

February in Rhode Island can be brisk and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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March

March in Rhode Island is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows once in a while.

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April

April here can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

Traveling to Rhode Island in May, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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June

If you vacation in Rhode Island during June, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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July

Traveling to Rhode Island in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in Rhode Island is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

September in Rhode Island is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Rhode Island in October, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you vacation in Rhode Island during November, you will probably see that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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December

December in Rhode Island is brisk and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) to low 40s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Rhode Island, Rhode Island, United States of America

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

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