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

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Traveling to Santa Maria, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Santa Maria, the following is 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 Maria, California, United States of America

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

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

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • 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).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Santa Maria is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you visit Santa Maria during February, you may find that it can be chilly. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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March

March for Santa Maria is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

If you visit Santa Maria during April, you will probably see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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May

If you go to Santa Maria in May, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you visit Santa Maria during June, you will probably see 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 high 40s F (single digits C).

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July

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

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August

August for Santa Maria is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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September

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

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October

If you are traveling to Santa Maria in October, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Santa Maria in November, you will notice that it is mild and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

If you visit Santa Maria during December, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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Activities for Santa Maria, California, United States of America

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

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