Chocó, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Chocó, Colombia

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

What to wear/what to pack for Chocó, Colombia by month

January

January in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Chocó in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Chocó can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

In April, Chocó can be very hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Chocó, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Chocó during May, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Chocó is really 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:

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

July

In July, Chocó is consistently 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 Chocó, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Chocó in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Chocó in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Chocó can be sweltering. 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:

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

November

Traveling to Chocó in November, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chocó, Colombia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Chocó, 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 Chocó

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