Altar Desert, Sonora, Mexico: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Altar Desert, Sonora, Mexico? If you're planning to go to Altar Desert, I have 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 Altar Desert, Sonora, Mexico

Based on the climate and weather in Altar Desert, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Altar Desert, Sonora, Mexico

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Altar Desert, 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


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Altar Desert, Sonora, Mexico by month

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January

Traveling to Altar Desert in January, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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February

If you vacation in Altar Desert during February, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. 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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March

If you vacation in Altar Desert during March, you may find that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

If you vacation in Altar Desert during April, you might see that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May for Altar Desert is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you vacation in Altar Desert during June, you might notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you vacation in Altar Desert during July, you might see that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

If you go to Altar Desert in August, you will notice that it is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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September

If you visit Altar Desert during September, you will probably see that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Altar Desert during October, you will probably find that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Altar Desert in November, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

December here is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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