Caracas, Venezuela: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Caracas, Venezuela

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

What to wear/what to pack for Caracas, Venezuela by month

January

If you visit Caracas during January, you are likely to find that it is warm and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Caracas in February, you will notice that it is warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Caracas during March, you are likely to find that it is hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Caracas in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Caracas in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Caracas is warm, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Caracas in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Caracas in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Caracas is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Caracas during October, you are likely to find that it is warm, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is warm and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Caracas is a perfect temperature and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Caracas, Venezuela

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Caracas, 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 Caracas
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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