Cantel, Guatemala: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Cantel, Guatemala

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

What to wear/what to pack for Cantel, Guatemala by month

January

January in Cantel is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

February

If you vacation in Cantel during February, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

March

March is really hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

Traveling to Cantel in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

Traveling to Cantel in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

June

June in Cantel is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts

July

If you go to Cantel in July, you will notice that it is hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

August

August in Cantel can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

September

In September, Cantel is hot, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Cantel, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

October

If you visit Cantel during October, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

November

If you visit Cantel during November, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

December

December in Cantel is really hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cantel, Guatemala

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Cantel
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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