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

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:

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.

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

January

January in Salcajá is consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

February

Traveling to Salcajá in February, you will notice that it is consistently 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:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

May in Salcajá can be very hot, somewhat stormy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear

June

If you are traveling to Salcajá in June, you will notice that it can be very hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

July

July in Salcajá is hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

August

August in Salcajá is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear

September

In September, Salcajá is hot, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for Salcajá, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

November

If you visit Salcajá during November, you are likely to find that it is extremely 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 once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

December

If you are traveling to Salcajá in December, 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
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Salcajá
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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