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

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Traveling to San Simeon, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to San Simeon, I 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 San Simeon, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in San Simeon, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for San Simeon, California, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in San Simeon, 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.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to 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


  • 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 protection available.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to San Simeon in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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February

February in San Simeon is crisp. 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 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in San Simeon can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

Traveling to San Simeon in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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May

May here is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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June

June in this region is crisp and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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July

July is cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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August

If you vacation in San Simeon during August, you might see that it is relatively cool 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).

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September

September for San Simeon is relatively cool and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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October

Traveling to San Simeon in October, you will notice that it is chilly and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you visit San Simeon during November, you might see that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 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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December

Traveling to San Simeon in December, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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Activities for San Simeon, California, United States of America

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

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  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you can carry your stuff.

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