Atocha, Bolivia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Atocha, Bolivia? If you're planning to go to Atocha, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Atocha, Bolivia

Based on the climate and weather in Atocha, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Atocha, Bolivia by month

January

If you are traveling to Atocha in January, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

February here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

March

March is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks

April

If you are traveling to Atocha in April, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

May

May for Atocha is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks

June

June for Atocha is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

July

Traveling to Atocha in July, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

August

August for Atocha is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens

September

September is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces

October

If you are traveling to Atocha in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

November

November is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

December

Traveling to Atocha in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Atocha, Bolivia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Atocha, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Atocha is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness.

For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox
  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and C
  • A SIM card that works in Atocha

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