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

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Traveling to Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Worcester, 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 Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America by month

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January

January in Worcester can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Worcester can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you go to Worcester in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

Traveling to Worcester in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July in Worcester is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you go to Worcester in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September for Worcester is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you visit Worcester during October, you may find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Worcester is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in Worcester is freezing. 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the Worcester Art Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America

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

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