Copán Ruinas, Honduras: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Copán Ruinas, Honduras

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

What to wear/what to pack for Copán Ruinas, Honduras by month

January

January is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear

February

February for Copán Ruinas is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

March

If you are traveling to Copán Ruinas in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

April

Traveling to Copán Ruinas in April, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

May in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

June

June is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

July

July for Copán Ruinas is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

August

If you go to Copán Ruinas in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

September

September here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you go to Copán Ruinas in October, you will notice that it is warm. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

November

November in Copán Ruinas is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

December

December in Copán Ruinas is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Copán Ruinas, Honduras

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Copán Ruinas, 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 Copán Ruinas
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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