Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Los Alamos, 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 Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Los Alamos, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America by month

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January

If you go to Los Alamos in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

Traveling to Los Alamos in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

Traveling to Los Alamos in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April in Los Alamos is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Los Alamos during May, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you vacation in Los Alamos during June, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

In July, Los Alamos is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Los Alamos, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September in Los Alamos is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in Los Alamos is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

If you are traveling to Los Alamos in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Bradbury Science Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Los Alamos.

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