Machala, Ecuador: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Machala, Ecuador

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

What to wear/what to pack for Machala, Ecuador by month

January

January is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Machala in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Machala in March, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Machala in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Machala is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Machala in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Machala in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Machala is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Machala in November, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Machala, Ecuador

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Machala, 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 Machala

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