Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada? If you're planning to go to Saint John, 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 Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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

Important essentials for Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • 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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada by month

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January

January in Saint John can be bitter cold and somewhat snowy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

In February, Saint John is freezing and somewhat snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) and about a third of the time 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 Saint John, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

If you go to Saint John in March, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Saint John 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 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Saint John in May, 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Saint John 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 Saint John, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July here is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

Traveling to Saint John in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you go to Saint John in September, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Saint John during October, you will probably notice that it can be brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

In November, Saint John is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Saint John, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December for Saint John is very cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New Brunswick Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

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

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