Chichicastenango, Guatemala: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Chichicastenango, Guatemala? If you're planning to go to Chichicastenango, 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 Chichicastenango, Guatemala

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

Important essentials for Chichicastenango, Guatemala

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

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

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January

If you visit Chichicastenango during January, you are likely to see that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

February

February is constantly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

March

Traveling to Chichicastenango in March, you will notice that it is constantly 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:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

April

April in this region 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:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

May

May here can be very hot, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

June

If you visit Chichicastenango during June, you might notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

July

In July, Chichicastenango is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Chichicastenango, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

August

In August, Chichicastenango is really hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Chichicastenango, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

September

September in Chichicastenango is extremely warm, very rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

October

October in this region is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

November

November in Chichicastenango can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

December

If you visit Chichicastenango during December, you are likely to notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little 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:

If you are going to check out the must-see Iglesia Santo Tomas, it's recommended to wear modest clothing:

Activities for Chichicastenango, Guatemala

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

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