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

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Traveling to Dos Pilas, Guatemala? If you're planning to go to Dos Pilas, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Dos Pilas, Guatemala

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

Important essentials for Dos Pilas, Guatemala

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Dos Pilas, Guatemala by month

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January

January in Dos Pilas is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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February

February in Dos Pilas is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you vacation in Dos Pilas during March, you may see 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 high 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you visit Dos Pilas during April, you will probably find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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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May

May in Dos Pilas is sizzling and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

Traveling to Dos Pilas in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you go to Dos Pilas in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

In August, Dos Pilas is extremely 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 Dos Pilas, with most of the days of the month having rain.

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September

September in Dos Pilas is really hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you go to Dos Pilas in October, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you go to Dos Pilas in November, 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).

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December

If you vacation in Dos Pilas during December, you will probably see that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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Activities for Dos Pilas, Guatemala

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

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