Escuintla, Guatemala: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Escuintla, Guatemala

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

What to wear/what to pack for Escuintla, Guatemala by month

January

Traveling to Escuintla in January, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Escuintla is a perfect temperature, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Escuintla is warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Escuintla during April, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Escuintla is warm, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Escuintla during June, you are likely to find that it is warm, extremely rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Escuintla is a perfect temperature, very rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region is warm, very rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, Escuintla is balmy, extremely rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Escuintla, with most of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Escuintla in October, you will notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Escuintla during November, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Escuintla during December, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Escuintla, Guatemala

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Escuintla, 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 Escuintla
  • Appropriate museum wear

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