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

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

When to go to Mindo, Ecuador

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

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

January

If you go to Mindo in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

February

In February, Mindo is relatively cool. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Mindo, with several of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

March

March in Mindo is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts

April

If you visit Mindo during April, you are likely to find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella

May

May can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts

June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks

July

If you vacation in Mindo during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Socks

September

If you visit Mindo during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits 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:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks

October

If you go to Mindo in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts

November

November in Mindo is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

December

If you are traveling to Mindo in December, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Mindo, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Mindo is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some.

For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.

  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Mindo

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