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

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Traveling to Merced, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Merced, 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 Merced, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Merced, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

Important essentials for Merced, California, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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).

  • (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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

January is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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February

February in Merced is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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April

April in Merced is a perfect temperature. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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May

May is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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June

June in Merced can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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July

If you vacation in Merced during July, you may see that it is blindingly 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 low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day.

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August

August for Merced is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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September

September in this region can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

If you vacation in Merced during October, you are likely to notice that it is warm and dry with little 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 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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November

If you visit Merced during November, you are likely to notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

December in Merced can be brisk. The rain 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 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Merced, California, United States of America

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

If you visit the Merced County Courthouse Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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