Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

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

What to wear/what to pack for Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala by month

January

January is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella

February

If you visit Pacaya Volcano during February, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

March

If you vacation in Pacaya Volcano during March, you are likely to find that it is warm, very hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

Traveling to Pacaya Volcano in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

May

May in Pacaya Volcano is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy, somewhat stormy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

June

In June, Pacaya Volcano is a perfect temperature, extremely rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Pacaya Volcano, with most of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants

July

July in Pacaya Volcano is warm, very rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

August

August in Pacaya Volcano is warm, very rainy and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

September

September in Pacaya Volcano is balmy, extremely rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants

October

October is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

Traveling to Pacaya Volcano in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

December

If you visit Pacaya Volcano during December, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Pacaya Volcano

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