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

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Traveling to Redding, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Redding, the following 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 Redding, California, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Redding, California, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (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

General health necessities

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

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January

January is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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March

March in Redding can be chilly and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

If you go to Redding in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Redding is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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June

If you visit Redding during June, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 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. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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July

July is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

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August

August in this region is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

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September

September here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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October

October in Redding is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November here is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

In December, Redding can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Redding, with a few of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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Activities for Redding, California, United States of America

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

If you are intending to visit the charming Pilgrim Congregational Church, it's useful to wear modest clothing:

If you go to Sculpture Gardens at City Hall, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

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