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

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Traveling to Santa Barbara County, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Santa Barbara County, this article contains 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 Santa Barbara County, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Santa Barbara County, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

Important essentials for Santa Barbara County, California, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Santa Barbara County, 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 superb option.


  • 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 Santa Barbara County, California, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Santa Barbara County.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Santa Barbara County.

    What to wear/what to pack for Santa Barbara County, California, United States of America by month

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    January

    If you visit Santa Barbara County during January, you will probably see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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    February

    If you go to Santa Barbara County in February, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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    March

    If you are traveling to Santa Barbara County in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    April

    If you visit Santa Barbara County during April, you will probably notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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    May

    If you go to Santa Barbara County in May, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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    June

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

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    July

    If you visit Santa Barbara County during July, you are likely to notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s 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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    August

    Traveling to Santa Barbara County in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    September

    If you are traveling to Santa Barbara County in September, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    October

    October in Santa Barbara County is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). 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 in Santa Barbara County is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

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    December

    If you go to Santa Barbara County in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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