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

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

When to go to San Miguel, Guatemala

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

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

January

January in San Miguel is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to San Miguel in April, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to San Miguel in May, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, San Miguel is constantly hot 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 Miguel, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for San Miguel can be very hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, San Miguel can be very 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 Miguel, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to San Miguel in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot, extremely rainy and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit San Miguel during October, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to San Miguel in November, you will notice that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit San Miguel during December, 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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