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

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Traveling to Stratford, Ontario, Canada? If you're planning to go to Stratford, this article contains 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 Stratford, Ontario, Canada

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

Important essentials for Stratford, Ontario, Canada

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Stratford, Ontario, Canada

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

If you go to Shakespearean Gardens, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you visit Stratford-Perth Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Stratford.

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

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January

In January, Stratford is beyond freezing and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Stratford, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February is frigid and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains once in a while and snows about a third of the time.

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March

March for Stratford can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about a third of the time.

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April

In April, Stratford can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Stratford, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

May in this region is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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June

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

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July

July in Stratford is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you vacation in Stratford during August, you might find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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September

September for Stratford is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in Stratford is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November here is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly and snows about a third of the time.

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December

December in Stratford is frigid and somewhat snowy. The rain/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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