Point Reyes National Seashore, California, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Point Reyes National Seashore, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Point Reyes National Seashore, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Point Reyes National Seashore, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Point Reyes National Seashore, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Point Reyes National Seashore, California, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Point Reyes National Seashore, 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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  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • N95 masks

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

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to 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 option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Point Reyes National Seashore, California, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Point Reyes National Seashore is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Point Reyes National Seashore, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

If you go to Point Reyes National Seashore in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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March

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

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April

If you visit Point Reyes National Seashore during April, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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May

If you visit Point Reyes National Seashore during May, you might see that it is cold and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

If you visit Point Reyes National Seashore during June, you may see that it is relatively cool and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

If you go to Point Reyes National Seashore in July, you will notice that it can be chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August for Point Reyes National Seashore can be chilly and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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September

September here is chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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October

October in Point Reyes National Seashore is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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November

Traveling to Point Reyes National Seashore in November, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

In December, Point Reyes National Seashore is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Point Reyes National Seashore, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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