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

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Traveling to Guatemala, Guatemala? If you're planning to go to Guatemala, we've got 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 Guatemala, Guatemala

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

Important essentials for Guatemala, Guatemala

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • 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 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 Guatemala, Guatemala by month

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January

If you go to Guatemala in January, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

Traveling to Guatemala in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

March is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

April here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

May in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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June

June for Guatemala is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

July is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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August

If you are traveling to Guatemala in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Guatemala in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you go to Guatemala in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you go to Guatemala in November, you will notice that it is mild. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

Traveling to Guatemala in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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Activities for Guatemala, Guatemala

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

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