Cap-Haïtien, Haiti: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti? If you're planning to go to Cap-Haïtien, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

Based on the climate and weather in Cap-Haïtien, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Cap-Haïtien, Haiti by month

January

In January, Cap-Haïtien is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Cap-Haïtien, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

If you go to Cap-Haïtien in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

March

If you are traveling to Cap-Haïtien in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

April

April is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Dresses

May

May in Cap-Haïtien is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

June

June in Cap-Haïtien can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

In July, Cap-Haïtien is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cap-Haïtien, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

August

In August, Cap-Haïtien can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cap-Haïtien, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

September

September in Cap-Haïtien can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

October

In October, Cap-Haïtien is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cap-Haïtien, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

In November, Cap-Haïtien is extremely warm. 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 Cap-Haïtien, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is very windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

December

If you are traveling to Cap-Haïtien in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cap-Haïtien, 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 Cap-Haïtien
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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