Big Bear Lake, California, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Big Bear Lake, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Big Bear Lake, this article contains 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 Big Bear Lake, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Big Bear Lake, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Big Bear Lake, California, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Big Bear Lake, 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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Big Bear Lake, California, United States of America by month

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January

January in Big Bear Lake is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows occasionally.

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February

February in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows sometimes.

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March

March in Big Bear Lake is cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April here is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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May

If you go to Big Bear Lake in May, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you go to Big Bear Lake in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in Big Bear Lake is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you go to Big Bear Lake in August, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September in Big Bear Lake is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

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October

Traveling to Big Bear Lake in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

Traveling to Big Bear Lake in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

If you go to Big Bear Lake in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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