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

Traveling to San Juan, Guatemala? If you're planning to go to San Juan, I have 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 San Juan, Guatemala

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

Important essentials for San Juan, Guatemala

Here are some general tips on what to wear in San Juan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to San Juan 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).

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February

February in San Juan is consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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March

If you go to San Juan 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).

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April

If you vacation in San Juan during April, you might find that it is consistently hot, extremely hazy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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May

Traveling to San Juan in May, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat stormy and very hazy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

If you visit San Juan during June, you will probably find that it can be sweltering, 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 high 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.

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July

If you vacation in San Juan during July, you may find that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 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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August

If you visit San Juan during August, you might find that it is extremely 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 is pretty consistently hot, very rainy and very stormy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October in San Juan 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.

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November

November for San Juan can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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December

If you visit San Juan during December, you are likely to notice that it can be very 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 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

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Activities for San Juan, Guatemala

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for San Juan.

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