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

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Traveling to Salcajá, Guatemala? If you're planning to go to Salcajá, here 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 Salcajá, Guatemala

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

Important essentials for Salcajá, Guatemala

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

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit Salcajá during January, you may notice that it is really hot and dry with little rain. 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 40 and 50% during the day.

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February

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

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March

March in this region is consistently hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

If you are traveling to Salcajá in April, you will notice that it can be very hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

May here is consistently hot, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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June

In June, Salcajá 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 Salcajá, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

In July, Salcajá is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Salcajá, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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August

If you visit Salcajá during August, you will probably notice that it is constantly 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 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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September

September in Salcajá is extremely warm, very rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you go to Salcajá in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you vacation in Salcajá during November, you might find that it is really hot. 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 around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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December

December in this region is extremely hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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