Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico? If you're planning to go to Monte Alban, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico

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

Important essentials for Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico by month

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January

If you visit Monte Alban during January, you will probably find that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February for Monte Alban 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:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in this region is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you visit Monte Alban during April, you are likely to notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Monte Alban during May, you might notice that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

In June, Monte Alban is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Monte Alban, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July for Monte Alban is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Monte Alban is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

Traveling to Monte Alban in September, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

Traveling to Monte Alban in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you visit Monte Alban during November, you are likely to see that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December here is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Museo del Sitio del Monte Albán, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Monte Alban.

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