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, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico

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

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

We also recommend these top tours in and around Monte Alban.

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

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January

Traveling to Monte Alban in January, 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).

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February

If you vacation in Monte Alban during February, you are likely to find that it is 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 50s F (low 10s C).

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March

If you are traveling to Monte Alban in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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April

If you vacation in Monte Alban during April, you will probably notice that it is really 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 once in a while.

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May

If you go to Monte Alban in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you vacation in Monte Alban during June, you will probably see that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s 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 half of the time.

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July

July in Monte Alban is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

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

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September

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

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October

October in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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November

If you are traveling to Monte Alban in November, 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).

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December

If you are traveling to Monte Alban in December, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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