El Tunco, El Salvador: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to El Tunco, El Salvador

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

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

January

If you go to El Tunco in January, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

February in El Tunco is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May in El Tunco is hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat

June

If you visit El Tunco during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

July

In July, El Tunco is extremely warm and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and regularly jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for El Tunco, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

August

If you go to El Tunco in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very stormy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in El Tunco 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

November

November in El Tunco is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

In December, El Tunco is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and 5-10 days this month 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 Tunco, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 60%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for El Tunco, El Salvador

Here are some general tips on what to wear in El Tunco, 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 El Tunco

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