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

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

When to go to Retalhuleu, Guatemala

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

What to wear/what to pack for Retalhuleu, Guatemala by month

January

Traveling to Retalhuleu in January, you will notice that it can be sweltering and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

February

If you go to Retalhuleu in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

March

Traveling to Retalhuleu in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

April

April in Retalhuleu is constantly hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

May

If you go to Retalhuleu in May, you will notice that it is constantly hot, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Retalhuleu is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Retalhuleu in July, you will notice that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Retalhuleu is really hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Retalhuleu, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is extremely warm, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Retalhuleu is hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Retalhuleu in November, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Retalhuleu in December, you will notice that it is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Retalhuleu, Guatemala

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Retalhuleu, 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 Retalhuleu
  • Appropriate museum wear

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