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

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

When to go to Flores, Guatemala

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

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

January

If you visit Flores during January, you are likely to find that it is 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

February

If you visit Flores during February, you are likely to find that it is 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

March

March for Flores is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

April

If you are traveling to Flores in April, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat

May

May is sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Light shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

June

In June, Flores can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Flores, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

In July, Flores can be sweltering, 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 Flores, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

August

August in Flores is extremely 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses

September

If you go to Flores in September, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

October in this region is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

November

If you go to Flores in November, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals

December

In December, Flores is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Flores, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Flores, 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 Flores
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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