South Padre Island, Texas, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to South Padre Island, Texas, United States of America? If you're planning to go to South Padre Island, we've got 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 South Padre Island, Texas, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in South Padre Island, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for South Padre Island, Texas, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in South Padre Island, 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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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available 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 an excellent TSA-friendly option.

  • (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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for South Padre Island, Texas, United States of America by month

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January

January is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

February in South Padre Island is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

If you are traveling to South Padre Island in March, 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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April

April is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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May

May in South Padre Island is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in South Padre Island during June, you may see that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in South Padre Island is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you are traveling to South Padre Island in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in South Padre Island can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to South Padre Island in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you vacation in South Padre Island during November, you might find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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December

December is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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