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

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Traveling to Santa Clara, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Santa Clara, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Clara, California, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Santa Clara, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Santa Clara, California, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • (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.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Santa Clara is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Santa Clara, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

If you vacation in Santa Clara during February, you might see that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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March

Traveling to Santa Clara in March, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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May

If you vacation in Santa Clara during May, you will probably see that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you go to Santa Clara in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in this region is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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August

Traveling to Santa Clara in August, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

Traveling to Santa Clara in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in Santa Clara during October, you might see that it is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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November

November for Santa Clara is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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December

December in Santa Clara is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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Activities for Santa Clara, California, United States of America

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

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