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

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Traveling to Squaw Valley, California, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Squaw Valley, this 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 Squaw Valley, California, United States of America

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

Important essentials for Squaw Valley, California, United States of America

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop 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 plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Squaw Valley, California, United States of America by month

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January

In January, Squaw Valley is pretty cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Squaw Valley, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

February can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains or snows a bit less than half of the time.

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March

March in Squaw Valley can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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April

April is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows about a third of the time.

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May

Traveling to Squaw Valley in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you go to Squaw Valley in June, you will notice that it is balmy 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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July

If you go to Squaw Valley in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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September

Traveling to Squaw Valley in September, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

October for Squaw Valley is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains or snows occasionally.

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November

If you are traveling to Squaw Valley in November, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

In December, Squaw Valley is cold. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Squaw Valley, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Squaw Valley, California, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Squaw Valley.

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