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

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Traveling to Palm Springs, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Palm Springs, below 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 Palm Springs, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Palm Springs, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Palm Springs, California, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Palm Springs in January, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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February

February in Palm Springs is balmy and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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April

April in this region is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you visit Palm Springs during May, you are likely to find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Palm Springs in June, you will notice that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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July

July in this region can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

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August

August for Palm Springs is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

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September

If you are traveling to Palm Springs in September, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 100s F (high 30s C).

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October

If you visit Palm Springs during October, you might see that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Palm Springs is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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December

December in Palm Springs is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Palm Springs, California, United States of America

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

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