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

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Traveling to Pasto, Colombia? If you're planning to go to Pasto, 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 Pasto, Colombia

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

Important essentials for Pasto, Colombia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pasto, 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


  • N95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

Pasto 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 unreliable tap water, so it's important to take 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 Pasto, Colombia by month

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January

In January, Pasto 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 Pasto, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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February

In February, Pasto is 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 Pasto, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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March

March in Pasto is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April in Pasto is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Pasto in May, you will notice that it is 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

Traveling to Pasto in June, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

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

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August

If you vacation in Pasto during August, you might find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 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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September

If you visit Pasto during September, you might notice that it can be chilly. 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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October

October in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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November

November in Pasto is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

December in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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