Maracaibo, Venezuela: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Maracaibo, Venezuela

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

What to wear/what to pack for Maracaibo, Venezuela by month

January

Traveling to Maracaibo in January, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

February

Traveling to Maracaibo in February, you will notice that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

If you are traveling to Maracaibo in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

April

Traveling to Maracaibo in April, you will notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Maracaibo during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Maracaibo during July, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Maracaibo during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Maracaibo is really hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Maracaibo is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Maracaibo in November, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Maracaibo, Venezuela

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Maracaibo, 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 Maracaibo
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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