El Salvador, El Salvador: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to El Salvador, El Salvador? If you're planning to go to El Salvador, below is 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 El Salvador, El Salvador

Based on the climate and weather in El Salvador, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for El Salvador, El Salvador

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • Travel insurance

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for El Salvador, El Salvador by month

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January

In January, El Salvador is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for El Salvador, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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February

In February, El Salvador is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for El Salvador, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 50%.

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March

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

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April

In April, El Salvador is extremely 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 El Salvador, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In April, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

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May

May for El Salvador is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

June here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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July

July here is hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to El Salvador in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very stormy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

September here is extremely warm and very stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

October in El Salvador is hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

If you vacation in El Salvador during December, you are likely to see that it is extremely warm. 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). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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Activities for El Salvador, El Salvador

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

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