Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Half Moon Bay, 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 Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Half Moon Bay, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Half Moon Bay.

If you go to Cowell Ranch State Beach, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

Half Moon Bay has nice beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Half Moon Bay.

What to wear/what to pack for Half Moon Bay, California, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Half Moon Bay is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Half Moon Bay, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February in Half Moon Bay is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you are traveling to Half Moon Bay in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April for Half Moon Bay is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

If you go to Half Moon Bay in May, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you visit Half Moon Bay during June, you will probably notice that it is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July in this region is chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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August

If you vacation in Half Moon Bay during August, you will probably find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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September

September for Half Moon Bay is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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October

Traveling to Half Moon Bay in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you visit Half Moon Bay during November, you are likely to see that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Half Moon Bay is cool. 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 low 40s F (single digits C).

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