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

This article contains affiliate links to Amazon and other vendors. We may earn commission from purchases made through these links.

Traveling to Salinas, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Salinas, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

Contents

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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you visit Salinas during January, you might notice that it is relatively cool and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

February

February is chilly and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

March

March in Salinas can be 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

April

April in Salinas is crisp and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

June

June for Salinas is crisp, somewhat stormy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

July

Traveling to Salinas in July, you will notice that it is relatively cool, very stormy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

August

If you visit Salinas during August, you might notice 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

September

September in Salinas is balmy, very stormy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

October

October is balmy, somewhat stormy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

November

November in Salinas is relatively cool and somewhat stormy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

December

December 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 (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Activities for Salinas, California, United States of America

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

Check out our guides for these other locations: Cavnic, Romania, Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil, Kakheti, Georgia, Chapecó, Santa Catarina, Brazil, Marataízes, Espírito Santo, Brazil, Huanglongsi National Park, China, Tulkarm, Palestinian territories, Graham, Texas, United States of America, Beit Shemesh, Israel, Celje, Slovenia, and Utsunomiya, Japan.