Tacoma, Washington, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Tacoma, Washington, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Tacoma, we've got 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 Tacoma, Washington, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Tacoma, Washington, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tacoma, 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 excellent kit.


  • 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 Tacoma, Washington, United States of America

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

If you go to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Tacoma.

What to wear/what to pack for Tacoma, Washington, United States of America by month

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January

If you visit Tacoma during January, you may see that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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February

February in Tacoma is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

If you vacation in Tacoma during March, you are likely to find that it is brisk and very 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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April

In April, Tacoma can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and regularly jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Tacoma, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

May in Tacoma can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

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June

June in Tacoma is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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July

July in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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August

August in Tacoma is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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September

Traveling to Tacoma in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

October in Tacoma is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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November

If you visit Tacoma during November, you will probably find that it can be brisk and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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December

December in Tacoma is brisk and very rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain about half of the time.

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