South Portland, Maine, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to South Portland, Maine, United States of America? If you're planning to go to South Portland, 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 South Portland, Maine, United States of America

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

Important essentials for South Portland, Maine, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for South Portland, Maine, United States of America by month

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January

January in South Portland is frigid, snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in South Portland is very cold, snowy and somewhat rainy. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

March in South Portland is pretty cool, snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain regularly. It also snows occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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April

In April, South Portland is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). During your visit, you can expect several inches of snow. This is also a rainy time for South Portland, with several of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

May in this region can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

If you visit South Portland during June, you will probably find that it is balmy 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 low 50s F (low 10s 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.

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July

If you vacation in South Portland during July, you will probably notice that it is warm 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

August in South Portland is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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September

Traveling to South Portland in September, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in South Portland can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November in this region is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in South Portland can be extremely cold, snowy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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Activities for South Portland, Maine, United States of America

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

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