Nariño, Colombia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nariño, Colombia? If you're planning to go to Nariño, this is 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 Nariño, Colombia

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

Important essentials for Nariño, Colombia

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

Nariño 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.


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Nariño, Colombia by month

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January

In January, Nariño can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nariño, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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February

If you visit Nariño during February, you may notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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March

In March, Nariño can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nariño, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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April

In April, Nariño is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Nariño, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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May

If you go to Nariño in May, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

If you vacation in Nariño during June, you are likely to notice that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Nariño in July, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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August

August in Nariño is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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September

In September, Nariño is cool. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nariño, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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October

October in Nariño is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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November

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

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December

In December, Nariño can be chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Nariño, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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