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What to wear in Philadelphia?

What to wear in Philadelphia? This page provides information on appropriate clothes when you travel to Philadelphia.

Philadelphia, also known as Philly, is a hip contemporary metropolis on par with New York City in many respects, while maintaining a village type vibe. America has a rich early history with the city as it played a huge role in establishing democracy in the country. In addition, the city is an intriguing urban center adorned with elegant squares and cobblestoned streets. Philadelphia is a historically modern city that offers many attractions. Reading Terminal Market; America's oldest farmer's market, The Liberty Bell Center, and Valley Forge Historical Park are just a few.

We will provide you the information on appropriate clothes for the next 5 days and appropriate clothes for the seasons (and each month) in this city.

  1. 5 Day Clothes Forecast
  2. Clothes for the Seasons

5 Day Clothes Forecast

5 day clothes forecast and weather forecast for Philadelphia are as follows. These are updated daily.

Philadelphia - Oct 05(Wednesday)

During the day

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At night

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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Afternoon :

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Night :

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overcast clouds

Philadelphia - Oct 06(Thursday)

During the day

A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. And shorts or jeans.
If you feel too warm, take off your shirt.

At night

A long-sleeved shirt, and a light cardigan or light sweater is necessary.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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clear sky

Afternoon :

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scattered clouds

Night :

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overcast clouds

Philadelphia - Oct 07(Friday)

During the day

A long-sleeved shirt is recommended.
But if you are sensitive to heat, a short-sleeved shirt will be good.

At night

A jacket or light coat will be comfortable.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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clear sky

Afternoon :

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scattered clouds

Night :

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overcast clouds

Philadelphia - Oct 08(Saturday)

During the day

A light jacket or sweater will be comfortable.

At night

A jacket or coat, you will need light winter clothes.
If you are sensitive to cold, keep yourself warm.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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broken clouds

Afternoon :

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clear sky

Night :

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clear sky

Philadelphia - Oct 09(Sunday)

During the day

A long-sleeved shirt, and a light cardigan or light sweater is necessary.

At night

A jacket or coat, you will need light winter clothes.
If you are sensitive to cold, keep yourself warm.


Weather Forecast

Morning :

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scattered clouds

Afternoon :

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clear sky

Night :

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clear sky

5 Day Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to the weather forecast temperature.

Clothes for the Seasons

This section provides information on appropriate clothes for the seasons, appropriate clothes for each month (Monthly Clothes Forecast) and more useful information. Monthly Clothes Forecast describes the appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month.

Appropriate Clothes for the Seasons

A Philadelphia Weather Overview to Help Organize Your Wardrobe

  • The cold season last for roughly three-months from early December to early March with the average day-to-day temperature below 45°F.
  • The clearest time of year starts around late June and last for several months ending about mid-November. Late September is noted as the clearest day of the year. January 3rd is the cloudiest day of the year.
  • The wet season lasts from end of March to end of August with a more than 29 percent chance of rain on any given day. However, rainfall is common throughout the year.
  • The snow season last for several months from end of November to end of March with the heaviest snowfall near the end of January.

Appropriate clothes in Philadelphia

The weather in Philadelphia is a bit unpredictable but nothing too freakish. Spring and fall can be somewhat fickle. One day it's a t-shirt and shorts and before you know it, you're pulling out a jacket or sweater. Summertime offers some relief as far as consistency goes. It gets hot and stays hot with intermittent cool evenings. The city's best weather for outdoor activity and casual chic dress is from the start of June to the beginning of July and early August to the end of September. Average temps are between 65°F and 80°F.

Monthly Clothes Forecast

Monthly Clothes Forecast provides information on appropriate clothes according to average high/low temperature for each month. Links to each month are as follows.

Monthly Clothes Forecast in Philadelphia

monthClothes Forecast
JanDuring the day
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat. Very cold outside.
FebDuring the day
A coat, sometimes gloves and a warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat. Sometimes very cold outside.
MarDuring the day
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
At night
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.
AprDuring the day
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. But sometimes a short-sleeved shirt, sometimes light winter clothes.
At night
Sometimes a jacket, sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
MayDuring the day
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
At night
A long-sleeved shirt, and a light jacket or sweater. Sometimes light winter clothes.
JunDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
Sometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater.
JulDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
AugDuring the day
A T-shirt or tank top. And shorts or jeans.
At night
A T-shirt and a short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
SepDuring the day
A T-shirt, tank top or short-sleeved shirt. Sometimes a long-sleeved shirt.
At night
Same as daytime. But sometimes a light jacket or sweater.
OctDuring the day
Sometimes a T-shirt, short-sleeved shirt. But sometimes a long-sleeved shirt, light jacket or sweater.
At night
Sometimes a sweater or jacket. Sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
NovDuring the day
Sometimes a sweater or jacket. Sometimes a coat, gloves, warm hat.
At night
A coat or down jacket, gloves and a warm hat.
DecDuring the day
A coat, sometimes gloves and a warm hat.
At night
A down jacket, gloves or mittens, warm hat. Sometimes very cold outside.

Monthly average temperature

Low : Average low temperature, High : Average high temperature

More Information

Dressing For The Weather In Philadelphia

Meteorological conditions in Philadelphia call for a diversified wardrobe that complements the fluctuations of a four-season climate. If you love floppy hats and bohemian style clothing you can wear that. If you prefer chic clothing with a layered look and fluffy sweaters, you can wear that too. In fact, "The City of Brotherly Love" is a fashionista's dream! The temperatures makes it easy to wear-what-you-want in the city regardless of the season.

What to Wear in Philly

Clothing you would wear in any northeastern city will work fine in Philadelphia taking all seasons into consideration. Because the city is stylish yet laid-back, you can wear the best from your wardrobe or throw on a pair of jeans and t-shirt and never feel awkward. If you are the business type and the dress code is formal, the Philadelphia weather allows you to dress as smart as you feel.

The city has plenty of sports activities as well. If you are a sports enthusiasts bring out your team colors and logo, you will fit right in. Actually, many businesses permit staff to wear their favorite team attire to the office. Sports bars and other informal venues are great places to show-off your favorite team's logo since sportswear is commonly accepted as everyday casual attire. What's more, fashion is greatly influenced by hip-hop music as many rap artists come from the area. If you like this genre and hip-hop gear is part of your wardrobe, you will feel right at home in Philly.

Another trendy clothing style in the Philadelphia area is college garb. Styles popular with young college aged people are frequently seen throughout the city. If you like wearing trendy fashions, this city is the place to let it all hang-out!

Philadelphia Fashion Bonus

The city is revitalizing the former locale known as The Gallery at Market East into a fabulous fashion district filled with clothing outlets like H&M and other well-known fashion stores. If you need to top-up your wardrobe, the new major retail center will be the ideal place to go starting 2018.

Extra What to Wear in Philly Tip:
If you are used to warm climates, Philadelphia is the right place to get introduced to cold weather. In order to adapt properly, try layering, especially in the fall when the temperature varies frequently. A pair of rain boots will come in useful as well. For so-so weather, a hoodie, light jacket, fashionable scarf with a jean jacket will work just fine. If you have a clothing crisis, check-out Goldberg on 13th and Chestnut Street. They sell an extensive line of budget priced garb for cold weather.

You will feel right at home in Philadelphia regardless of your fashion style. After all, it's not called The City of Brotherly Love for nothing!


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