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

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

When to go to Ceibal, Guatemala

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

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

January

Traveling to Ceibal in January, you will notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. 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:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

February

February in Ceibal is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Ceibal in March, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Ceibal is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Ceibal in May, you will notice that it is a scorcher and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Tank tops
  • Rain boots
  • Light shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

June

June in Ceibal can be very hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Ceibal during July, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Ceibal is constantly hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. 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 Ceibal, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Ceibal in September, you will notice that it can be very hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Ceibal can be very hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

December

December is hot and somewhat rainy. 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ceibal, 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 Ceibal
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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