Isla Malpelo, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Isla Malpelo, Colombia? If you're planning to go to Isla Malpelo, I'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 Isla Malpelo, Colombia

Based on the climate and weather in Isla Malpelo, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Isla Malpelo, Colombia

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Isla Malpelo, Colombia by month

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January

If you go to Isla Malpelo in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

February here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

Traveling to Isla Malpelo in April, you will notice that it is really hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Isla Malpelo in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you go to Isla Malpelo in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Isla Malpelo in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in Isla Malpelo can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

If you go to Isla Malpelo in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Isla Malpelo in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

If you are traveling to Isla Malpelo in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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