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

Traveling to Mono Lake, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Mono Lake, this 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 Mono Lake, California, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Mono Lake, California, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 choice.

General health necessities

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

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January

January is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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February

February in Mono Lake is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in Mono Lake can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 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 in Mono Lake is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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May

If you vacation in Mono Lake during May, you may find that it is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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June

If you vacation in Mono Lake during June, you might see that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

July here is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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August

August for Mono Lake is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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September

Traveling to Mono Lake in September, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Mono Lake in October, you will notice that it is crisp and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows once in a while.

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December

December in Mono Lake is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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Activities for Mono Lake, California, United States of America

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

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