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

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

When to go to San Andrés, Guatemala

Based on the climate and weather in San Andrés, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for San Andrés, Guatemala by month

January

In January, San Andrés is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for San Andrés, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

February

If you vacation in San Andrés during February, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to San Andrés in March, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in San Andrés is constantly hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for San Andrés can be blisteringly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

June

In June, San Andrés can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for San Andrés, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

In September, San Andrés is consistently hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 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 San Andrés, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in San Andrés is consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in San Andrés is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here 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:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for San Andrés, Guatemala

Here are some general tips on what to wear in San Andrés, 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 San Andrés

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