Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada? If you're planning to go to Summerside, 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 Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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

Important essentials for Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Summerside, 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 value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada

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

If you plan to visit the stunning Our Lady of Mont-Carmel church, it's important to wear modest clothing:

If you see International Fox Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Summerside.

What to wear/what to pack for Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada by month

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January

January in Summerside is beyond freezing 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 20s 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 Summerside is beyond freezing and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below -4 F (20+ below zero C). It tends to rain sometimes. It also snows 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

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March

Traveling to Summerside in March, you will notice that it can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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April

If you go to Summerside in April, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time and snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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May

May in Summerside is crisp and somewhat rainy. 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 30s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Summerside is balmy and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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July

Traveling to Summerside in July, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in Summerside is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

In September, Summerside is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Summerside, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

October here is cold 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

In November, Summerside is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) and occasionally jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Summerside, with several of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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December

December in Summerside can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time and snows about half of the time.

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