Puerto Barrios, Guatemala: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Puerto Barrios, Guatemala

Based on the climate and weather in Puerto Barrios, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Puerto Barrios, Guatemala by month

January

If you vacation in Puerto Barrios during January, you are likely to find that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

February

February in Puerto Barrios is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage

March

If you vacation in Puerto Barrios during March, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

April

If you go to Puerto Barrios in April, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

May

If you are traveling to Puerto Barrios in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat stormy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you vacation in Puerto Barrios during June, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

July

If you visit Puerto Barrios during July, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, very rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella

August

If you vacation in Puerto Barrios during August, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot, very rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

In September, Puerto Barrios can be very hot, somewhat rainy and extremely stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Puerto Barrios, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

October

October for Puerto Barrios is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

December

December is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Puerto Barrios, Guatemala

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Puerto Barrios, 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 Puerto Barrios

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