Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada? If you're planning to go to Yarmouth, this 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 Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

Important essentials for Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

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

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada by month

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January

If you go to Yarmouth in January, you will notice that it is very cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to rain regularly and snow about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Yarmouth can be extremely cold and somewhat snowy. 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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March

March in Yarmouth can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), although night temperatures can dip into the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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April

April here can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time and snows occasionally.

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May

May in Yarmouth can be chilly 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 here is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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July

In July, Yarmouth is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Yarmouth, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

If you go to Yarmouth in August, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Yarmouth in September, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

October in Yarmouth is crisp and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

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November

Traveling to Yarmouth in November, you will notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Yarmouth is cold, somewhat snowy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 30s F (single digits C) and once in a while jump into the low 50s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Yarmouth, with several of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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Activities for Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

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

If you see the Firefighters' Museum of Nova Scotia, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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