"Packing List" Sweater / Jacket Tip by CCW
Sweater / Jacket, Monterey: 6 reviews and 12 photos
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Don't forget that the Monterey Peninsula is right on the ocean -- although it can get pretty warm at midday, in the summer the fog often rolls in in late afternoon, the temperature drops 30 degrees, and you won't thaw out until the fog burns off the next morning. Always bring a sweater or jacket, no matter how hot it is inland, and, if you're prone to cold toes, bring socks or closed-toe shoes too. Winters are mild (that Pacific current again), but can be extremely wet, so bring an umbrella and shoes suitable for wading through puddles. Personally, I think fall (late Sept.-Oct.) is the best time to visit, but fog or early rains can happen even then.