South Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to South Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada? If you're planning to go to South Shore, we 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 Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

Important essentials for South Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold 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 frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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 COVID protection you can have.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for South Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada by month

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January

January in South Shore is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. It also snows sometimes.

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February

February in South Shore can be extremely cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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March

Traveling to South Shore in March, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

Traveling to South Shore in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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May

If you go to South Shore in May, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

In July, South Shore is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for South Shore, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you visit South Shore during August, you might see 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 low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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September

In September, South Shore is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for South Shore, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in South Shore is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

If you vacation in South Shore during November, you will probably see that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

December in South Shore is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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Activities for South Shore, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

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