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

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

When to go to Manta, Ecuador

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Manta in January, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Manta is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Manta during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Manta during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Manta is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

July in Manta is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

August for Manta is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

September

September in Manta is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

October

Traveling to Manta in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

If you vacation in Manta during November, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

December for Manta is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Manta, 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 Manta
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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