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

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

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

Important essentials for Salinas, California, United States of America

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Salinas, California, United States of America

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Salinas.

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

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January

January in Salinas is chilly and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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February

February in Salinas is chilly and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Salinas is chilly and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Salinas is chilly and somewhat stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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May

If you go to Salinas in May, you will notice that it is chilly, somewhat stormy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you vacation in Salinas during June, you may notice that it is chilly, somewhat stormy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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July

If you visit Salinas during July, you are likely to find that it is cool, very stormy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

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August

If you visit Salinas during August, you are likely to find that it can be chilly, very stormy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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September

If you visit Salinas during September, you will probably see that it is balmy, very stormy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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October

October in Salinas is balmy, somewhat stormy and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

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November

November can be chilly and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in Salinas is cool and somewhat stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C). It tends to rain about a third of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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