Northern Lowlands, Guatemala: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Northern Lowlands, Guatemala? If you're planning to go to Northern Lowlands, I have 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 Northern Lowlands, Guatemala

Based on the climate and weather in Northern Lowlands, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Northern Lowlands, Guatemala

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Lowlands, 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 option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • 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 can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Northern Lowlands, Guatemala by month

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January

In January, Northern Lowlands is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Lowlands, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

If you are traveling to Northern Lowlands in February, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

If you go to Northern Lowlands in March, 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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April

April in Northern Lowlands is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

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May

May in Northern Lowlands is blindingly hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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June

In June, Northern Lowlands is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Lowlands, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you visit Northern Lowlands during July, you are likely to notice that it is constantly hot, extremely rainy 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 low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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August

If you are traveling to Northern Lowlands in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September in Northern Lowlands is extremely hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October for Northern Lowlands is really hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

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November

If you go to Northern Lowlands in November, 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).

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December

In December, Northern Lowlands is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Northern Lowlands, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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Activities for Northern Lowlands, Guatemala

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Northern Lowlands.

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