Providence, Rhode Island's average temperature for the entire year is nearly 50 degrees, with April through June, and September through mid-November being the most delightfully moderate seasons. January and February are the coldest months, with a mean temperature near 29 degrees, and July and August are the warmest, with a mean close to 72 degrees.
Providence, RI's weather has no regular "rainy" or "dry" season, with precipitation fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The first measurable snowfall of winter generally comes toward the end of November, but may be as late as January. The month with the heaviest snowfall is typically February.
Layer clothing, and be sure to pack long-sleeved shirts, sweaters, socks, a medium-to-heavy coat, and gloves.
Bring long-sleeved shirts or light sweaters, raincoats, an umbrella and a light jacket.
Pack lightly, with shorts, t-shirts, sandals, a windbreaker or light sweater for evening, and - of course - your bathing suit.