Joshua Tree, California, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Joshua Tree, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Joshua Tree, the following is 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 Joshua Tree, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Joshua Tree, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Joshua Tree, California, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • 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).


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Joshua Tree, California, United States of America by month

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January

If you visit Joshua Tree during January, you may notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Joshua Tree in February, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Joshua Tree in March, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you are traveling to Joshua Tree in April, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May for Joshua Tree is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in this region can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Joshua Tree in July, you will notice that it is sizzling and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you visit Joshua Tree during August, you will probably notice that it can be sizzling and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Joshua Tree is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Joshua Tree in October, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Joshua Tree is mild and very dry with almost no 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you are traveling to Joshua Tree in December, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the World Famous Crochet Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Joshua Tree, California, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Joshua Tree.

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