Chichen Itza, Yucat, Mexico: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chichen Itza, Yucat, Mexico? If you're planning to go to Chichen Itza, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Chichen Itza, Yucat, Mexico

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

Important essentials for Chichen Itza, Yucat, Mexico

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Chichen Itza, Yucat, Mexico by month

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January

If you vacation in Chichen Itza during January, you may notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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February

February in Chichen Itza can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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March

March here is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

Traveling to Chichen Itza in April, you will notice that it is blindingly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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May

May in Chichen Itza can be blisteringly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Chichen Itza during June, you are likely to find that it is blindingly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July in Chichen Itza is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

In August, Chichen Itza is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Chichen Itza, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

In September, Chichen Itza is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Chichen Itza, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October here is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

If you vacation in Chichen Itza during November, you are likely to see that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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December

December in Chichen Itza is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Chichen Itza, Yucat, Mexico

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Chichen Itza.

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