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

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Traveling to Washington, New Jersey, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Washington, here is 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 Washington, New Jersey, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Washington, New Jersey, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. 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

  • Hand sanitizer

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

  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • 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 Washington, New Jersey, United States of America by month

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January

January in Washington is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

March in Washington is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April in Washington can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to low 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Washington during May, you might see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in Washington is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

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July

In July, Washington can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 20s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Washington, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

If you visit Washington during August, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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September

If you visit Washington during September, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature. 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).

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October

If you are traveling to Washington in October, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Washington can be brisk. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Washington can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Washington, New Jersey, United States of America

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

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